We will try again in this article to help you to solve the small problems associated with your motor vehicle. We have not too long ago seen how to unblock a fuel door, or a tank cap, in this article we will look into an annoying issue that can be dangerous in bad weather conditions, being a victim of wiper stuck on Ford Explorer . And to correct this, we will first try to discover why the wipers on your Ford Explorer remain stuck and, secondly, how to unblock them.


Why does the wiper of my Ford Explorer stay stuck?

So we will begin our content page with the explanations of the stuck wipers of your Ford Explorer . 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 Ford Explorer stuck in up or down position?

We will proceed through one at a time the different problems that can cause the front wipers of your Ford Explorer to get stuck :

  • One of the most common motives of front wipers getting stuck on your Ford Explorer is associated with the engine 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 common, but it can still happen, is that your front wiper blades are blocked because 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 find that your front wipers are going slower, verify quickly the cause of the trouble or else the engines will be forced and damaged.
  • It is possible that the front wipers of your Ford Explorer may not operate because 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 responsible for the problem.
  • Finally, last opportunity, the front wipers of your Ford Explorer are blocked because of a power failure, so you will have to verify two parts, the relay and the fuse.

Why is the rear window wiper on my Ford Explorer stuck?

Concerning the stuck rear window wiper of your Ford Explorer , the roots of your problems are more or less the same. Nevertheless there is just one wiper blade at the rear of your motor vehicle, there are still some dedicated parts that can cause problems just on the rear windshield of your Ford Explorer. So, make sure you conduct the same inspections as seen in the previous component of this content page.

What can I do to unlock the wiper on my Ford Explorer?

Finally, to do this second part, we will see what solutions are available to you to ensure that the wipers on your Ford Explorer are unlocked and that they operate properly again.

How to unlock the wipers of my Ford Explorer?

Whether it is for the front windshield wipers or the rear windshield wiper, the solutions will be the same and we will outline them one after the other in this component, it is up to you to adapt them to the component that concerns you. If you have other blocking problems such as a fuel door stuck on Ford Explorer, do not hesitate to seek advice from our article on this issue.

  • In such a case, you will have to locate the engine, then disconnect the power cables of this one (be careful there must be some of them associated with the different speeds of sweeping), then take out the brushes and the linkage. Finally, you will have to unscrew these anchoring points which are generally fixed on silentblocks and reassemble a new wiper motor on your Ford Explorer
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  • In this scenario, it will be quite basic but expensive to replace your commodo, the component 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.
  • Ford Explorer wiper blocked due to a power failure: In this last scenario, you will have to locate the source of the failure (fuse or relay) and replace the defective component


To find more tips on the Ford Explorer, take a look at the Ford Explorer category.