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Help: 2008 wipers don't work--fuse ok (check fuse # 20)

I live near Syracuse,NY
I have to get them fixed--any suggestions??
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Do you have the puck (automated wiper/light)?

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where is the puck located?
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On the windshield, behind the central mirror.

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No, my passion does not have that.
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Let's hope that someone with more knowledge can chime in...
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did you switch out the fuse or just look at it. could be a bad fuse. if the switch went bad, I would think one of the positions would work.
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have read of some people having wiper motor replaced because of being bad... I wonder how often that happens...???
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2008 wiper doesn't operate--fuse ok

I changed the fuse (old one looked ok)(I do not have auto sensor wipers)--still doesn't operate. I will get a new wiper motor if.. there is no other electronic components in the circuit. I would think ..the + goes to the fuse then wiper switch then wiper motor then ground. Is that all of the components in that circuit ? Please help ! Charlie B.
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Check the voltage at the motor. if you have 12v or more when the switch is on then it is the motor.
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