Windshield Wiper/washer Motor Problems of Chevrolet Trailblazer

Chevrolet Trailblazer owners have reported 21 problems related to windshield wiper/washer motor (under the visibility category). The most recently reported issues are listed below.

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Failure Date: 09/01/2009

The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer. His vehicle was repaired according to recall# 04v046000 (visibility:windshield wiper/washer). After the vehicle was repaired the windshield wiper motor failed. The manufacturer was notified and no assistance was provided. The vehicle identification number was unavailable. The failure and current mileages were 33,500.

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Failure Date: 11/23/2007

My 2002 chevy Trailblazer was recalled in 2005 for a wiper motor defect. The defect was supposed to be fixed. The wipers now exhibit the same problems as stated in the recall. I called gm and they will not agree to replace the wiper motor. Nhtsa campaign id number : 04v046000.

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Failure Date: 01/10/2007

My windshield wiper motor seems to stall causing interrupted operation. This was the subject of a recall in 2004 and I had the vehicle serviced at that time in accordance with the recall. But the problem seems to have occurred again.

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Failure Date: 12/10/2006

The windshield wipers on my 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS would continuously operate once activated and would not stop unless the car was turned off. Inspection by a Chevrolet dealership found that water had gotten into the wiper motor and shorted it out. Chevrolet had issued a recall (04v046000) for this exact malfunction in 2004. However, they refused to repair the malfunction as should be required as the malfunction was the fault of the manufacturer. Chevrolet claimed that my car's VIN was not identified to have this problem associated with it and couldn't be repaired at their expense. This explanation is clearly ridiculous as the malfunction I was experiencing was the exact type they had identified for that make/model/year. While no accident occurred, the malfunction of the wiper in a critical moment such as during a storm could have caused problems. The dealership replaced the motor and I had to pay out of my own pocket for their refusal to stand by their product.

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Failure Date: 02/15/2006

It was a snowy day and I had my front windshield wipers on. When the snow stopped I tried to turn them off but they would not stop. I was on a business trip and ended up having to pull the fuse to stop them. I was forced to only drive the car when wipers were not necessary or have them on all the time. I took the car into the local dealer and they said I needed a new wiper motor and module. I looked up for recalls and found one that seemed to cover my situation but was told by the dealer and gm customer service that my particular VIN number was not included even though it was the same year, make and model. Obviously I have to go ahead with the repair regardless. Dealer has ordered the part and it should be ready in 2 days.

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Failure Date: 11/01/2005

The contact pulled the fuse on the windshield wipers. The windshield wipers intermittently did not stop, they were continually running. The windshield wiper switch could be turned off and the wipers would still be working. They were beginning to scratch the windshield. The contact spoke to dealership and gm. They claimed this vehicle was not included in NHTSA recall 04v046000. Due to VIN.

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Failure Date: 10/11/2005

I took my 2002 chev. Trailblazer into sir walter chev. To have recall #nhtsa04v046000 repaired because my wipers are not working properly. After arriving at the dealer I spoke with woody the service writer. I explained my complaint with the wipers and he told me that there would be a charge of $79. 00 per hour to check it out. I explained that this should be under recall. He explained that there would still be the charge to diagnose the problem. I explained that they had already had the vehicle in for this recall. He explained that he could not do anything because "it is closed out" he said he would try to talk to the services to see if they would check it with out charging the $79. 00. They took the car back and checked it and found that the wiper module was bad and that they could fix it and the cost to me would be the $100. 00 deductible on my extended warranty. I told him that this repair is covered under recall. I called gm costumer service and talked to ? mellisa elms @ 1 866 932 4368 ext. 39220 after getting my VIN and looking up the recall she agreed that the repair was infact under the recall. After speaking with mrs. Elms she called and spoke with the service manager and explained that the repair was covered under the recall and to go ahead and fix it. She then called me back and told me that they probably would not fix my car and that I should probably carry it to another dealer. I called sir walter to see if I could speek with someone to get this resolved. After about an hour ricky edwards "service manager" for sir walter called me back and told me that my wiper motor is the problem not the module as I was told euler and if I wanted it fixed it would cost me the deductible of $100. 00.

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Failure Date: 07/19/2005

Dt the drivers and passengers rear door handles will not open properly. Consumer has to go inside the vehicle to open the doors. Also, there was a recall for the windsheild wiper and washer, but this vehicle was not included due to VIN. The windshiel wipers start on their own, and one could hear the motor going without windshield wipers being on. Consume rpulled the fuse on the washer motor but wipers continued to run. This happened last Tuesday July 19,2005.

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Failure Date: 05/30/2005

Consumer states: the windshield wipers will not shut off, turned on during a rain storm, and cannot get them to turn off without pulling the fuse.

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Failure Date: 02/11/2005

While driving, in inclement weather the windshield wipers would come on and go off on their own. The consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer. The mechanic informed the driver that the windshield wiper motor needed replacement. Please fill in additional information.

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Failure Date: 11/30/2004

The front windsheild wipers on my 2002 Chevrolet trail blazer lt, have a problem. When they are set for slow speed, they skip (jerk) at the same spot during the wipe. When set for normal operation, they do not skip. I've cleaned the windsheild, and replaced the wiper blades, but the problem still exists. I believe this is a problem with the wipper motor. This happens whenever I have to turn on the wipers when it's raining. It started over a year ago, but the most recent incident date was 11/30/04. Have there been any other complaints with this problem?.

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Failure Date: 02/20/2004

While driving in rainy weather windshield wipers failed. Recall,04v046000 wa sissue don this make, model, and year. However, this vehicle was not included under the recall due to VIN.

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Failure Date: 07/27/2003

The wiper motor failed to operate after running the car through a high pressure car wash. This is the 5th failure of the wiper moter since November 2002.

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Failure Date: 02/26/2003

Windshield wipers stopped working. This is the second occurrence of the wiper motor having to be replaced. After the first occurrence, the wipers would activate after going through an automated car wash, and would run for about 5 minutes. On this occurrence, they would not operate, during a heavy rain.

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Failure Date: 01/22/2003

2nd front windshield wiper motor being installed. . . Windshild wipers would go on all by their selfs. . . Until fuse pulled or engine shut off. . Dealer is telling me water is getting into motor housing and shorting out motor. . ??? already second time in last 2 months.

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Failure Date: 01/15/2003

Windshield wipers have failed for the fourth time. Two separate dealers have replaced motor and the entire wiper unit without remedy except for short periods of time. The wipers activate when ever they feel like it and fail to activate during heavy rain and are now "stuck" in the halfway position across windshield .

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Failure Date: 01/06/2003

The windshield wipers failed to work three times, once while driving in rain. Dealer is aware of the problem. Ts. . .

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Failure Date: 01/01/2003

Consumer states that windshield wiper motor engaged while vehicle was turned off and ran continuously until serviced by the dealer. Dealer replaced the wiper motor with a different kind.

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Failure Date: 11/05/2002

The wiper motor assembly snapped where the motor connects to the wiper arms making the windshield wipers inoperable. Second failure was wiper motor due to water intrusion. The wiper failed to operate during rain. Also turned on by themselves after car wash but couldn't be turned off. The wipers worked properly after the wiper motor dried out.

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While driving in inclement weather, the windshield wipers stopped operating due to a malfunction in the wiper module. Please provide further details.

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While driving in a snow storm windshield wipers quit working. When this occurred it reduced the driver's visibility. Recall 03v15900 was issued for windshield wiper motor, but this vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN.


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