96 Chrysler Sebring Wipers


Old 11-11-03, 12:27 PM
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96 Chrysler Sebring Wipers

The wipers are making a loud screeching noise even after I changed the blades. Is there something that needs to be cleaned and/or lubricated? If so how do I get to it? Thanks
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Old 11-11-03, 03:27 PM
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It's possible you have a linkage problem,but try cleaning the blades and glass with rubbing alcohol and we will go from there.
Old 11-11-03, 03:45 PM
darrell McCoy
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If it is blade squeak, as davo says clean glass and wipers thoroughly. Use a good quality blade preferbly natural rubber ones.
Old 11-11-03, 05:14 PM
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Windshield Wiper Problem Followup

I tried that before I replaced the old blades with new rubber ones. Appreciate in advance any further suggestions.
Old 11-11-03, 06:21 PM
mike from nj
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is the noise actually the wiper blades?

can you lift the blades from the windshield and eliminate the noise?
Old 11-12-03, 06:18 PM
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Lifting blades from window eliminates noise

Yes the noise is eliminated when I lift the wiper arms/blades from the window & turn them on.
Old 11-12-03, 06:35 PM
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does it make the noise you hear when spraying the windshield with water, if not its a normal condition.
if it still makes the noise suspect linkage or possibly even a bad motor, check linkage for excessive play or binding if none found suspect bad wiper motor.

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