We will try again in this article to help you to solve the small complications related to your motor vehicle. We have recently seen how to unblock a fuel door, or a tank cap, in this article we will look into an annoying problem that can be dangerous in bad weather conditions, being a victim of wiper stuck on Cadillac XTS . And to correct this, we will first try to understand why the wipers on your Cadillac XTS remain stuck and, secondly, how to unblock them.


Why does the wiper of my Cadillac XTS stay stuck?

So we will start our content page with the reasons of the stuck wipers of your Cadillac XTS . First of all we will look into the front wipers and in a second time on the rear wiper.

Why are the front wipers on my Cadillac XTS stuck in up or down position?

We will go through one by one the different complications that can trigger the front wipers of your Cadillac XTS to get stuck :

  • One of the most general motives of front wipers getting stuck on your Cadillac XTS is related to the engine unit that drives them, in fact, these engines can, with time, lose power, and ultimately need to be changed. You should notice before the total blockage of your windshield wipers that they work much slower.
  • Less general, but it can still happen, is that your front wiper blades are blocked as a result of an object that prevents the blades from working, examine up to the axis of the blades.
  • If it is a lack of lubrication, you will locate that your front wipers are going slower, verify fairly quickly the cause of the problems or else the engines will be forced and damaged.
  • It is possible that the front wipers of your Cadillac XTS may not function as a result of a defective comodo. To check this, you need to disconnect the output wires and connect them together, if the wipers are working, the comodo is to blame for the problem.
  • Finally, last opportunity, the front wipers of your Cadillac XTS are blocked as a result of a power failure, so you will have to verify two auto parts, the relay and the fuse.

Why is the rear window wiper on my Cadillac XTS stuck?

Concerning the stuck rear window wiper of your Cadillac XTS , the roots of your problems are more or less the same. Although there is only one wiper blade at the rear of your motor vehicle, there are still some dedicated auto parts that can trigger complications only on the rear windshield of your Cadillac XTS. So, remember to conduct the same checks as seen in the previous part of this content page.

What can I do to unlock the wiper on my Cadillac XTS?

At last, for this second part, we will see what solutions are available to you to ensure that the wipers on your Cadillac XTS are unlocked and that they function properly again.

How to unlock the wipers of my Cadillac XTS?

Whether it is for the front windshield wipers or the rear windshield wiper, the solutions will be the same and we will detail them one by one in this part, it is up to you to adapt them to the part that concerns you. If you have other blocking complications such as a fuel door stuck on Cadillac XTS, do not think twice to seek advice from our article on this problem.

  • In this case, you will have to find the engine unit, then disconnect the power cables of this one (be cautious there must be several of them related to the different speeds of sweeping), then take out the brushes and the linkage. At last, you will have to unscrew these anchoring points which are generally fixed on silentblocks and reassemble a new wiper motor on your Cadillac XTS
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  • In this scenario, it will be quite simple but expensive to replace your commodo, the part generally costs around 200€, once tested you will have the ability to disassemble your commodo by removing the cover from the back of the steering wheel then disconnecting it and removing it with the fixing screws, you will just have to reassemble the new one.
  • Cadillac XTS wiper blocked caused by a power failure: In this last scenario, you will have to find the origin of the failure (fuse or relay) and replace the defective part


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