1999 millenia wiper will not work can hear motor running


Asked by Mar 07, 2016 at 07:51 AM about the 1999 Mazda Millenia 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have a 1999 Mazda Millenia that the wipers will not work fuse looks ok and I
can hear the motor running manual mentions a gateway is there a simple fix?

5 Answers


Might be a simply fix. Check the Allen or set screw located at the connection point between the wiper's arm and Motor pin. If this area look connected or needs a simple adjustment, You should be fine. But if the area (2 connection are secure and stable).. there there could be linkage damage beneath the lower cowl area. (Molded Plastic cover, Just below the wind shield) and this would have to be removed to allow one to inspect the linkage components.


Is gateway another term for fuse?


True, But, you say that you "hear the motor running" I'm assuming you're referring to is the wiper motor.. correct me if I'm wrong.


Yes the wiper motor Thanks for the info

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Np.. I would still check to see if there is a Allen screw/set screw/ or clip/pin which holds the wiper arm onto the motor pin. The arm should be socketed onto the motor pin. If this connection is stable.. then you might have to dig deeper by removing the plastic cowl cover and inspecting the wiper linkage/hardware.

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