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1999 Chevy Venture: Van..we have tried moving the wipers by hand

Customer Question

My Dad's wipers on his 1999 Chevy Venture Van stay in the up position they will not go to the rest position, we have tried moving the wipers by hand but they still stay in the up position can you help. Thanks
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  supertech replied 9 years ago.

hi my name is john.

try setting it up like this.

  1. Remove the wiper system module cover.
  2. Remove the drive link from the wiper motor crank arm.

2.1.Loosen the two screws.
2.2.Remove the wiper linkage from the wiper motor crank arm.

  1. Remove the crank arm cover and seal.
  2. Remove the wiper motor crank arm from the wiper motor.

4.1.Loosen the screw.
4.2.Tap on the screw with a soft-faced mallet while holding up on the crank arm until the crank arm loosens from the wiper motor.
4.3.Remove the screw and the crank arm from the wiper motor

 

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  1. Install the crank arm on the wiper motor.

1.1.Turn the ignition switch to the ACCY position.
1.2.Set the wiper switch to PULSE position. The wiper motor should be operating.
1.3.Turn the ignition switch to OFF when the wiper motor is in the innerwipe position.

IMPORTANT: Do not rotate the wiper motor shaft during the installation of the crank arm.

1.4.Install the crank arm on the wiper motor while maintaining a 4-8 mm (0.157-0.315 in) gap between the V-grove in the wiper motor crank arm and the tab.
NOTE : Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.

  1. Install the screw.

Tighten
Tighten the screw to 14-17 N.m (124-150 lb in) .

  1. Install the crank arm cover and sea

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  1. Check the gap between the crank arm and tab. If the gap is not 4-8 mm (0.157-0.315 in) , remove the crank arm and repeat installation steps.
  2. Install the drive link on the crank arm.
  3. Tighten the two drive link screws.

Tighten
Tighten the two screws to 5 N.m (44 lb in) .

  1. Install the wiper system module cover.
  2. Operate the wipers and check for proper operation

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let me know if you need more.

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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Its got to be some thing else because my dad and brother had already tried that . thanks for your help but dad has decided to get it replaced.
Expert:  supertech replied 9 years ago.

I hope for the best