Why aren't my Hyundai Santa Fe windshield wipers working?

Hi. I’ve been having trouble lately with my Hyundai Santa Fe windshield wipers. Whenever I turn them on the wipers won’t budge. Do you know why this is happening?

Lindsey Hoover · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Sorry to hear about your Hyundai Santa Fe windshield wipers. The good news is that diagnosing and resolving the issue yourself is not that difficult. We suggest visiting your local mechanic if you’re short on time or unsure what the cause may be.
Below are a few common reasons why your
Santa Fe windshield wipers may not be working:
  • Clogged spray nozzles
  • Leaking hose
  • Blown fuse
  • Pump failure
  • Frozen fluid
  • Faulty electrical system
You can troubleshoot most of these issues yourself, but this requires time and familiarity with your vehicle’s operating systems and other components. If this sounds too daunting try scheduling an appointment with your mechanic—they’ll be able to inspect and diagnose the problem for a relatively cheap price.
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