# How strong are wiper motors?

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## How much weight can a wiper motor lift?

I believe wiper motors generate about 12-13 ft/lbs of torque, so if you have a small spindle to use instead of a winch, a wiper motor may very well lift a 50lb load…slowly (Cap’n Jack is on to something with using a lighter door). Something I’d suggest is counter-balancing the door.

## How much HP is a wiper motor?

Product Specification

Motor Voltage 12V
Speed (Rpm) 45
Power (Watts or HP) 14
Rated Voltage 13.5 V

## How much torque does wiper motor have?

Gearmotor for windshield wipers MRT62-43

Gearmotor for windshield wipers MRT62 – 43 1 Speed 2 Speed
No Load Speed (RPM) 30 30 / 45
Nominal Torque (RPM) 4 4
Starting Torque (Nm) 40 40 / 35
Gear Ratio 2 / 110

## How many amps is a windshield wiper motor?

Neither draw more than 2.5 amps at 12 volts on full load. Mine normally takes about 2 amps and runs at around 8 volts.

## Which type of motor is used as wiper motor?

In one form of the invention, an induction motor, together with a control system, is used to drive a windshield wiper in a vehicle. A conventional induction motor is preferred, but a consequent-pole induction motor can be used, in order to reduce cost.

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## How much is a wiper motor?

You will pay between \$230 and \$310 for a windshield wiper motor replacement. The cost of labor on this job will be between \$50 and \$70, while the cost of parts should be between \$180 and \$250.

## Why does a wiper motor have 3 brushes?

In such apparatus, the three brush motor includes two conventional brushes 180 electrical degrees apart, which are called the low speed brush and common brush, and further includes a third brush, called the high speed brush, which is offset by a predetermined electrical angle from the low speed brush so as to operate …

## How do you control the speed of a wiper motor?

If your motor is a two-speed motor, you can install a simple switch that allows you to set the wiper speed to low or high, as well as to set the wipers to “Off.” “Off” sometimes is called “Park” because this setting allows the wipers to slowly return to their original position before they stop.

## Can a wiper motor be reversed?

Yes you can reverse the motor, they are usually series field motors, so you need to swap either the field windings or the brushes round, but the mechanics may get stuck.

## How many watts is a 12v wiper motor?

Wiper motors will probably not exceed 50 watts (4.2 amps at 12 volts).