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My buddies tC JUST did this, and now mine is. When the windshield wipers come down, they're not coming down as far as they should be. They're about 2 inches too far up when they're homed. Now, just today my buddy's stopped doing this, and they're fine, but mine are now 2 inches too far up. Is this happening b/c we're pushing snow with them? Does anyone know how to fix this? Or should I go to the dealer, again?

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There's 2 "home" positions for the wipers, an "up" position, and a "Down" position. The up position's a couple inches higher. That's probably what it's doing right now in the snow.
 

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Push it down. RTFM! It's in your manual.
 

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no, that one has been around for quite a while


but anyway, yes, i read the manual, and it says to hold the arm up??? that doesnt seem like it will work. it says pull it upward for more than 3.5in and use a force of 16lbf. i dont want to damage it though. has anyone else had to do this??
 

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HAHAHA RTFM!! lol thats a first for me too man.. good stuff.. serith.. you have more problems with your car then anyone else on this forum it seems like.. the killer bush.. the accident.. now this.. lol sucks to be you good luck!
 

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Lol RTFM is way old. I haven't done this myself, personally. It's supposed to snow tonight and i think it is right now... I pulled the windshield wipers up so they're pointing in midair. That's the best thing to do in the winter.
 

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Originally posted by vtecKiller@Dec 5 2005, 08:43 PM
i always thought rain-x was some kind of liquid that u apply to ur windshield and yeah... never thought its another type of windshield wiper~~
Me too
i never knew rain-x made wipers
Well i learned somthing new today...
 

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Originally posted by MustangJolly@Dec 5 2005, 06:49 PM
I like to wax my windshield.. it repels the water really well that way too.. just another thing you can do instead of replacing your whole windshield wipers..
i think rain X and waxing your windshield is fundamentally similar. to get water to bead up on your windshield, you are coating your glass (a water loving molecule) with a hydrophobic (water hating molecule) substance like oil/wax/bunch of hydrocarbons. water and the wax don't form the stronger hydrogen bonds that water and glass would.
 
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