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Rear Wiper Issues (hatch and window are fully closed)

Discussion in '4th Gen 4Runners (2003-2009)' started by Yoda4R, Dec 19, 2018.

  1. Dec 19, 2018 at 6:18 AM
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    Yoda4R

    Yoda4R [OP] New Member

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    Hello, I used the search feature and couldn't find a similar thread. All my rear accessories: rear defroster, rear window, and rear washer fluid are working. However, my rear wiper does not work. I've verified the rear window is rolled all the way up, the hatch is shut, and even disconnected and reconnected my battery and reset all the windows. However, my rear wiper still does not work. Is my rear wiper motor dead? Anyone else have similar issues? Thank you all in advance.
     
  2. Dec 21, 2018 at 8:52 AM
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    MattAK

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    Did you open up the liftgate to see if everything is still plugged in? you could use a voltage tester to see if power is getting back to the wiper plug or not.
     
  3. Dec 21, 2018 at 10:23 AM
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    f250_

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    If you've disconnected your battery, the wiper needs to be reset...there's a term for it I can't remember. Roll your window all the way down, then all the way back up. Then your wiper should work.
     
  4. Dec 21, 2018 at 1:17 PM
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    bearisasquare

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    Like @f250_ said, sounds like you disconnected the battery. Follow these steps:

    You need to reset the one-touch features on the power windows and moonroof when you disconnect the battery. They will need to reset their close and open locations:

    Reset the driver's side power window auto-close:
    1. Push down and hold the driver’s door power window switch to completely open the window.
    2. Pull and hold up the driver’s door power window switch until the window closes. Continue holding the switch for approximately one second until the switch changes from blinking to a constant illumination.
    3. Check for proper operation of the “one–touch open/close” by pushing the switch briefly to the “DOWN” and “UP” positions.

    To reset the moonroof one-touch operation:
    With ignition switch in the “ON” position, do the following:
    1. Push and hold the “TILT UP” side of the switch until the moon roof tilts all the way up and then tilts down slightly (approximately 10 mm [0.39 in.] at the rear).
    2. Check for proper operation of the “one–touch slide open/close” and “one–touch tilt up/down” functions by pushing the switch briefly to the “SLIDE OPEN” and
    “TILT UP” positions.

    To reset the rear window operation:
    1. Turn ignition switch to the “ON” position.
    2. Push the back door power window switch to the “DOWN” side to open the window.
    3. Push and hold the back door power window switch to the “UP” side until the window closes. Continue holding it for approximately 1 second.
    4. Check for proper operation of the “one-touch open/close” functions by pushing the switch briefly to the “DOWN” and “UP” position.

    Your compass will also need to be reset
     

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