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    CelicaSupra.com Member mtymseharmer's Avatar
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    WTB: Front Wiper Motor

    as the title says, I'm looking for a working front wiper motor for my 82 p-type.
    1982 P-Type with 1UZFE swap - "DedPewl"

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    Holy Shiza! Expensive.
    https://www.napaonline.com/en/search...Qualified=true
    Now,I see why you want a used one.
    Do....NOT buy an A-1 Cardone rebuild.
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    Double check that it's the motor that's dead and not the transmission. I've seen a few over the years that did not work but when I pulled out and tested the motor it worked fine when I bench tested it. Oftentimes it's the round plastic piece that ties the motor to the wiper linkage that wears out - the motor is actually turning but the wipers aren't.
    Actually you don't have to pull the motor to test it - disconnect the electrical connector for the wiper and jumper 12v from the battery to pin 2 and put ground to the motor body and if it's still good, the motor should turn slow speed, or to pin 1 and ground for fast speed.

    edit: BTW, if you see a wiper motor for sale that supposedly fits all Celica sub-models, it won't fit the Celica Supra. Celica Supra motor is different from Celica even though I've seen them listed as one size fits all.
    I have a used one for sale - $65 plus shipping
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    Dave Harrison

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    '85 white Mark2 7mgte 5sp 1988
    '85 white Mark2 7mgte Auto 2009
    '84 maroon Mark2 6mge 5sp 2013
    '86 red Mark2 7mgte 5sp 2016
    '85 black Mark2 6m Frankenmotor 5sp 2017

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4SFED View Post
    Double check that it's the motor that's dead and not the transmission. I've seen a few over the years that did not work but when I pulled out and tested the motor it worked fine when I bench tested it. Oftentimes it's the round plastic piece that ties the motor to the wiper linkage that wears out - the motor is actually turning but the wipers aren't.
    Actually you don't have to pull the motor to test it - disconnect the electrical connector for the wiper and jumper 12v from the battery to pin 2 and put ground to the motor body and if it's still good, the motor should turn slow speed, or to pin 1 and ground for fast speed.

    edit: BTW, if you see a wiper motor for sale that supposedly fits all Celica sub-models, it won't fit the Celica Supra. Celica Supra motor is different from Celica even though I've seen them listed as one size fits all.
    I have a used one for sale - $65 plus shipping
    It was for sure the motor as I did test it on my bench and nothing. I ended up finding one specifically for a Celica supra on eBay. Thanks!
    1982 P-Type with 1UZFE swap - "DedPewl"

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    Hey,Dave! I'll buy that wiper motor for a back up!
    Yes,it rains in Seattle.
    I'll send you a PM.
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    CelicaSupra.com Member 4SFED's Avatar
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    Hi Dave
    I am not sure what happened - I got your PM and replied with an affirmative and my Paypal address but somehow your PM and my response PM are not in the inbox or sent box. So I don't know if I really sent a PM back at you and I don't have your info either since that is gone, too.
    The motor is boxed up and ready to go.
    Dave Harrison

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    '85 white Mark2 7mgte 5sp 1988
    '85 white Mark2 7mgte Auto 2009
    '84 maroon Mark2 6mge 5sp 2013
    '86 red Mark2 7mgte 5sp 2016
    '85 black Mark2 6m Frankenmotor 5sp 2017

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    The PM system is all goofy!I sent my info again.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ddd228 View Post
    The PM system is all goofy!I sent my info again.....
    Check your junk mail....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ddd228 View Post
    Check your junk mail....
    The PM system is NOT working. I sent you the info twice.I found your Email and sent the info that way.
    I don't want to post my address on a public forum or my cell phone number.XXX-XXX-XX78.
    Please try the PM thing again,Dave.
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    CelicaSupra.com Member 4SFED's Avatar
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    I sent you another PM yesterday and another three emails in the past two days. Are you receiving anything?
    Dave Harrison

    current lineup and year acquired:

    '85 white Mark2 7mgte 5sp 1988
    '85 white Mark2 7mgte Auto 2009
    '84 maroon Mark2 6mge 5sp 2013
    '86 red Mark2 7mgte 5sp 2016
    '85 black Mark2 6m Frankenmotor 5sp 2017

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