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Windsheild Wiper knob -- stripped (1990 F250)

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Old 11-19-2010, 12:36 PM
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Windsheild Wiper **** -- stripped (1990 F250)

Hi guys,

I lent my 1990 F250 diesel 7.3L to a buddy, and when I got the truck back the wiper **** was stripped out and came off in my hand.

Is this a **** that I can replace? . . . or should I buy an entire new switch? I can't find it at Autozone . . .

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Old 11-19-2010, 12:39 PM
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ya, you should b able replace just the ****
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Old 11-19-2010, 04:39 PM
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I replaced the whole arm when i did mine you just take off the crowl and there right there got mine from the JY painted them up greased them and installed works like a charm
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Still available from your Ford dealer, MSRP $13.82. Or, you could probably find a universal **** with a set screw that would be better than the cheesy plastic **** they came with from the factory.
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i got both arms for $20 bucks at the JY they had aluminum ***** i guess its all up to what you want to do i painted under my crowl too to fix some surface rust so i just replaced them anyway
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They have whole new arms for brand new ones you cant beat it i remember the local places had them for $120 a side

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Thanks everybody!

I was at O'Reillys today and I found an old Ford "Radio ****" that fit the half-moon shape of the wiper switch stem. It was a bit tight, but at least it's not coming off any time soon.

Best part was that it was only $5. I'll keep my eye out in the scrapyards for a true replacement though . . .
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wow im retarded i thought we were talking about the ***** your wiper arms connected to
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wow im retarded i thought we were talking about the ***** your wiper arms connected to
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Do what seams every other noob does when that happens, put a wad of paper towel on the end of the shaft, then jamb the **** back on it again!
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There is a universal **** in the HELP! section at your local parts store. It has set screw. I have one for the windsheild wipers on my F150, works great. I paid less than $5 for it.

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