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Windshield Wipers on 1956 "400"
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Steve Henderson
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The windshield wipers on my 1956 "400" don't work, although they do try to move a tiny bit. I'm wondering what the usual fix is for this problem.

Steve in Indiana

Posted on: 5/20 2:42
Steve in Indiana

1947 Clipper Six Sedan
1949 Deluxe Eight Sedan
1955 400 Hardtop
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Re: Windshield Wipers on 1956 "400"
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Send the vacuum motor to Ficken in NY state for rebuilding, it'll be good as new when it comes back. They advertise in Hemmings.

Posted on: 5/20 7:44
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Re: Windshield Wipers on 1956 "400"
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Assuming the problem is the motor itself and not linkage or the control cable, Ficken Wiper Service does just excellent work. They can be contacted at www.wiperman.com or 631-587-3332.

Posted on: 5/20 8:10
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