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1/11/2014
Kia Mechanic: FlatRate572, KIA MASTER ELITE replied 8 years ago
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I recommend checking all fuses, first.
Than if needed I can post any and all diagnoses steps for this problem here, but first I would need some more information from you.
What year Sedona ?
What package is this Sedona.......ex/lx ?
Looking froward to hearing from you

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

2010 kia Sedona lx

I checked frt wiper 30a but it is good in engine compartment

Kia Mechanic: FlatRate572, KIA MASTER ELITE replied 8 years ago
Do you have a test light or a voltmeter To test the wiper motor?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

no I don't is that at all possible for wiper motor to go that fast

what fuse or fuses should I be looking for

Customer reply replied 8 years ago

I went to try wipers again you can hear motor but arms not moving at all


its weird when it happened I actually hit wipers on by accident and they went up alittle then stopped

Kia Mechanic: FlatRate572, KIA MASTER ELITE replied 8 years ago
Ok then, this can be a few different things, but most likely, one of the linkage bushings broke that connect to the wiper motor, under the plastic windshield trim.
To access the linkages
Open hood
Remove the rubber weather strip that runs from left to right using a trim tool or equivalent.
Remove the clips securing windshield trim panels using a trim tool or equivalent.
Remove the 2 rubber nut caps from the bottom of the wiper arms.
Remove the 2 14mm nuts securing the wiper arms to the linkage. And remove the wiper arms.
Lift from the front of the trim panels and slide panels away from mounting positions
Inspect wiper motor drive linkages for any pieces not connected
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

iam having trouble removing wiper arms any suggestions

Kia Mechanic: FlatRate572, KIA MASTER ELITE replied 8 years ago
Yes press down on them at the pivot point, to break them free of the linkage
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