The front wipers on your 1995 Pontiac TranSport minivan are intermittent because there is a manufacturing defect in how a couple of connections were made (soldered) to a control board that is located in the motor assembly. I had the same problems with a 1996 TranSport and the fix took only minutes once the motor assembly was removed. Basically, it involves resoldering a couple of connections. Other than a few hand tools required to get the assembly out from under the hood, only a soldering iron and some solder are required.
There is a really good web site with a complete set of photos describing the fix once the box is out.
The wipers on my Transport got worse and worse until they finally quit altogether. Some have suggested replacing the control board but a healthy dose of solder will cure the problem.
When purchasing windshield wipers that work intermittently, they can be any windshield wipers that are the correct size. The ability to work intermittently is a wiring/fuse ordeal. This does not play a part in the selection of windshield wipers that you choose from.
The windshield wiper switch allows the driver to make the wipers work either continually or intermittently.
28" on both fronts, 18" for the rear.
The advantage to interval wipers is increased safety if you experience fog or mist in your area. You can set the wipers up to wipe intermittently without having to remove your hands from the steering wheel
What does a remote starter have to do with the wipers? Just turn them off when stopping the car, and then when you use the remote starter, the next time, the wipers will not come on. If the wipers are not on then they will not work, no matter if you are using a remote starter or not.
Intermittently is the term for stopping and starting, like windshield wipers that aren't going full blast.
Under the hood on the passenger side.
i would change the electrical part of your ignition switch- i would change the electrical part of your ignition switch-
check linkage assymbely or the transmission mounted on the wiper motor. you might have a bad wiper transmission.it will be only $34 change it should fix the problem
driver side 22" passenger side 17"
under the cowl usually between the wipers
how am i supposed to no? I cant even drive yet xD
I have the same problem with my 1997 Pontiac Transport. I live in the snow belt and had to leave my car unattended for a spell so to turn the engine off while the wipers were working so as to leave them in a vertical position thereby preventing them from being trapped in snow and ice had I parked them in the normal off position. After that they now park up instead of down (horizontal). I bookmarked the question page. I will try to give you my solution to the problem once I discover it. I fixed my 1998 Pontiac wipers by removing the plastic cover over the motor and spraying the disks where the arm attaches with brake cleaner. Seems to park the wipers correctly their must be enough friction to cause the "park mode" to be engaged when the motor runs backwards (which is what it does to park the wipers). Adding grease make it worse, so I removed all grease with the spray from the brake cleaner, especially on the little spring the wraps around all those little plates.
they could be old and cracked.if their new they may not be slick enough,buy a can of rainx it should fix it. I remember getting a "factory recall notice" about the wipers (which I did not take advantage of) and have the same problem occasionally. I am planning on replacing the wiper motor.
All 1985-1998 Pontiac Grand Ams take 19" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front.
your motor needs to be replaced,or it could just be the module on the motor.
Here they are:Driver side: 22"Passenger side: 17".
change your wiper switch located on the steering column
Step 1 is to be sure you get the right replacement wiper blades. The 1997 Pontiac Grand Am takes 19" replacement windshield wiper blades both sides front.
There is a way to reset the "breakaway swicth" on newer GM wiper motors Go to a qualified GM dealer mechanic and pay. Then stop trying to wipe ice, froxen wipers, and too much snow with your wipers. Use a brush first!
There is a switch inside the wiper motor that identifies the home spot for the wipers. If you have intermittent wipers there is also a controller for that. Either can give you problems but more likely the wiper motor switch. The wiper motor switch usually is not a separate part (comes with wiper motor assy.) Oh yeah, 1 other thing, be sure the wiper arms are installed correctly on wiper motor.
It may be casued by a faulty Delayed Wiper switch. I've seen this in General Motors vehicles also. Low battery power can sometimes trigger wipers and such. How's your charging system doing? Possible bad switch.
It is decently possible that it is an electrical short making it register the mist setting instead. A test of this would be to turn it to the mist setting to see if it turns off, as shorts can cause triggers to switch.
Yes. The wipers are connected to a common arm located beneath the cold air intake cowl along the bottom of the windshield. That arm, in turn, connects to the wiper motor found on the driver's side.
if it is like my older model chev truck there is a circut board in the wiper motor assembly, (under the hood), that needs to be replaced. You can get the part at any auto supply store.