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2013 Optima. About a month ago my wipers go very slow,

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almost like they are sticking...
2013 Optima. About a month ago my wipers go very slow, almost like they are sticking. doesn't matter what speed setting, they go slow, also doesn't matter if spraying washer fluid or raining they go very slow.
Is there a motor issue? Almost like motor drawing too much current.
Haven't checked linkages or motor shaft yet, wanted to see what you suggest.
Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Kia
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9/29/2017
Kia Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 10 months ago
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I' here.
Kia Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 10 months ago

Sorry about the wait. The wiper motor has a 5 pin connector. Need to check if signal present at 5thpin when high speed is commanded by the switch. If signal present and still works at slow speed that means the problem is the wiper motor. If no signal present that means the problem is in the wiper relat or wiper switch circuit.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
ok i'll look at it tomorrow. and check the tapered shaft etc.
Kia Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 10 months ago

Good luck with your vehicle, And please don’t forget to rate my performance in the upper left corner otherwise i don’t get compensated. Thank you and have a blessed day.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
i'll check it and get back to you. Thank you.
Kia Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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You're welcome.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
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Kia Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 10 months ago

Hello, just checking if any updates?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
busy weekend didn't have time to work on it.
But since i'm line is there a reliable source of wiper motors new or reman. at reasonable prices?
Kia Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 10 months ago

This wiper motor is available from local part stores too but i have rarely had good luck with aftermarket rebuild components on kia vehicles. OE part is the beat way to go.

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