1. Determine if the motor is working or not. With the engine off, turn on the wipers and listen for motor running. If the wiper motor is running, the problem may be with the linkage.
2. To check linkage, remove the wiper arms from the shafts (fold arms away from windshield, move out locking tab, then take arm off the splined shaft by rocking or gently prying). Then remove the cowling by taking out 7 Phillips head sheet metal screws. Look at the linkage to see if it might be broken or if the linkage has come off the plastic bushing on the wiper motor. (this is what I discovered today on my 1990 Dakota and now I need to find just the plastic bushing.
3. If the motor is not running, first check the fuse. Replace fuse if it is blown. If not, the motor most likely needs replaced.
The windshield wiper relay is located in the electrical power distribution center.
The 2002 Dodge Dakota takes 21" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front.
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The wiper linkage is bad. Or the wiper arm stud bushings (where the arms attach to the cowl) are rotted out.
All 2004 Dodge Dakotas take 21" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front.
Remove the windshield wiper arm from the windshield wiper motor. Remove the wiring harness. Remove the retaining nut. Reverse the process to install the new windshield wiper motor.
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read the instructions that came with the new wiper blades
Linkage bushings on wiper arms coming off back side of wiper motor under cowling
The front windshield wiper size on a Dodge Caravan is 26 inches for both driver and passenger. The rear windshield blad is 16 inches.
Images of the wiper linkage for a Dodge Dakota are located in the service manual. It details where the linkage connects and how to perform maintenance on it.
A Dodge Dakota does not have a rear washer fluid reservoir. On most newer vehicles the washer fluid for the rear windshield comes from the washer fluid reservoir from under the hood. If you are not getting wahser fluid to the rear windshield it could be that the line is frozen or clogged with dirt or the line could be disconnected somewhere.
Fuse number for rear wiper dodge caliber 07
The 1997 Dodge Ram Series Pickup takes 20" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front. For installation, the replacement wiper blades will come with simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated instructions
remove the cowl & wiper arms (mark location of arms on the windshield). disconnect the battery, Disconnect wire connector at wiper motor & remove the 4 mounting bolts then remove the linkage from motor.
Through the wiper cowl at the pass side of the windshield.Through the wiper cowl at the pass side of the windshield.
It is under the cowl at the base of the windshield. You will have to remove the wiper arms and the cowl cover to access.
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It is under the cowl below the windshield
Under the hood, beneath the driver side wiper.
The 2003 Dodge Dakota wiper blade sizes are 21" wiper blades on both sides front. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle make, model and year for the brand wiper you decide to purchase. This ensures correct length AND correct attachment.
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remove the cowl drain cover lacated right below the windshield. lift hood up, you should see screws attaching it to firewall. remove wiper arms first, then remove cover. you will see down in drain holes the wiper transmission arms. bet that one is disconnected because of a worn out bushing.
The 2002 Dodge Caravan takes 28" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front (and a 16" rear wiper blade).