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Old 09-10-2010, 09:53 PM
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Braked for a light last winter and all the snow freom the roof slide down the windshield as the wiper was wiping upward and it pushed the wiper back down striping the knob and inner wiper. Bought another one and it has been good up until the other day and the knob finally striped another wiper arm. I noticed a keyway but neither one of mine have keys. The wiper arm is like 3/16 keyway and the knob has a little bit smaller one. They are both aluminum so what can I use to get it to hold for a while. I'm going to be selling it.
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JB Weld will make it a permanent feature on your truck. Don't expect to get it off, though.
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You need a new motor and wiper arm. Check the junk yards if a new one is to expensive.
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JB weld is probably the cheapest way to fix it, especially if you're planning on selling it. And like 'beer said, the proper fix is replacing the motor and arm.
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Any pics ? I have run into wiper arms stripping out on foreign cars . I always take a small screwdriver and scrape the aluminum off of the spline of the tapered stud . Then install the wiper arm and secure the nut . Works good for me .
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JB Weld will make it a permanent feature on your truck. Don't expect to get it off, though.
I was going to use jb but I was checking to see if there was any other ideas. I figured the jb would make a good filler in the keyways as well.
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