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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-29-2008, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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slight problem

i just got an 87 TC and i turned the wipers on now they wont go all the way back down... anyone else have this problem and know how to fix it?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-29-2008, 11:33 PM
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Heres a link to a thread from www.turbotbird.com, sounds like it could be close to the problem your having.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-06-2008, 03:04 PM
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They don't go down in intermittent mode, or at all? I know on my TC, when you're using Int., they only go down to a certain point (just below where your eye sees the hood) until you turn the wipers off altogether. They'll then pull down the rest of the way behind the cowl.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-06-2008, 03:05 PM
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Sounds like maybe the park switch is bad...

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I had the same symptoms, I just replaced the wiper motor.

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they dont go down at all just make a buzzing noise it drives me nuts lol
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-07-2008, 07:36 PM
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It may be a faulty park mechanism, as 351cat suggested.
Out of the three Fox Cougars I've owned, all three had issues with the wiper motor.
If I remember correctly (this was nine years ago), I pulled the park mechanism from the front of the motor and cleaned the contacts. They were very corroded which prevented the wipers from dropping down into the cowl. I recall drilling out some rivets, too.


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