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Wiper - Windshield

WINDSHIELD WIPER

Being exposed to the weather, the ground connections on the electric windshield wiper should be thoroughly cleaned. The com- mutator wiped with a cloth or fine sandpaper. Oil on the commutator, rust on the windshield frame at point of ground contact and poor connections cause most windshield wiper trouble. All electrical connections on the car …

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WINDSHIELD WIPER ARM

Occasionally a complaint was received that the windshield wiper operating arm sometimes rubbed against the windshield header finish panel, making it difficult to operate the blade. This was caused by insufficient clearance be- tween bottom of lock nut and windshield header. As a result, when tightened there was a tendency on the part of the …

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WINDSHIELD WIPER BLADE

The speed of the vacuum type windshield wiper blade can be regulated by means of the operating switch rod. For example, pushing the switch rod all the way in gives the maxi- mum wiping speed to the wiper blade. Pushing the rod only part way in cuts down the speed of the blade so that …

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Servicing Electric Windshield Wiper

The Windshield wiper is operated by electric current taken from the storage battery. The wiper, being independent of the engine, operates with equal efficiency during acceleration and hill climbing. It will also operate with the engine stopped. The wiper is placed in operation by moving the small switch panel to the right. Should the wiper …

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