We will try again today to help you to fix the small problems associated with your car. We have recently discovered how to unblock a fuel door, or a tank cap, today we will concentrate on an irritating problem that can be dangerous in bad weather conditions, being a victim of wiper stuck on Scion xB . And to remedy this, we will first try to understand why the wipers on your Scion xB remain stuck and, secondly, how to unblock them.


Why does the wiper of my Scion xB stay stuck?

So we will start our article with the reasons of the stuck wipers of your Scion xB . First of all we will concentrate on the front wipers and in a second time on the rear wiper.

Why are the front wipers on my Scion xB stuck in up or down position?

We will go through one after the other the different problems that can trigger the front wipers of your Scion xB to get stuck :

  • One of the most common motives of front wipers getting stuck on your Scion xB is associated with the engine that drives them, in reality, these engines can, with time, lose power, and ultimately need to be changed. You should find out 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 functioning, 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, check quickly the cause of the problems or else the engines will be forced and damaged.
  • It is possible that the front wipers of your Scion xB may not function because of a faulty comodo. To check this, you need to disconnect the output wires and connect them together, if the wipers are functioning, the comodo is responsible for the problem.
  • Finally, last opportunity, the front wipers of your Scion xB are blocked because of a power failure, so you will have to check two auto parts, the relay and the fuse.

Why is the rear window wiper on my Scion xB stuck?

Concerning the stuck rear window wiper of your Scion xB , the origins of your problems are more or less the same. Nevertheless there is just one wiper blade at the rear of your car, there are still some dedicated auto parts that can trigger problems just on the rear windshield of your Scion xB. So, make sure you conduct the same inspections as discovered in the previous component of this article.

What can I do to unlock the wiper on my Scion xB?

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

How to unlock the wipers of my Scion xB?

If 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 Scion xB, do not think twice to consult our article on this problem.

  • In such a case, you will have to locate the engine, then disconnect the power cables of this one (take care there must be several of them associated with 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 Scion xB
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  • In this situation, it will be quite basic but expensive to change 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.
  • Scion xB wiper blocked due to a power failure: In this last situation, you will have to locate the source of the failure (fuse or relay) and replace the faulty component


In the event that you have any further questions about the Scion xB, do not hesitate to consult our Scion xB category.