Rear Wiper Not Working on Mercury Mountaineer

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The rear wiper may stop working. This could be due to a rear wiper motor that has failed requiring replacement.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 117,782 (42,000–220,000)
10 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
48 people reported this problem
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Rear wiper blade never worked after purchasing from previous owner. Does not move or make any sound when activated. Just want to find a way for me to fix without going to mechanic.
motor in rear windshield wiper stopped working. makes a loud buzzing noise when I star the engine.
rear motor stopped working
Rear wiper stopped working, could hear a clicking. At the same time battery kept dying, so I disconnected wiper motor. Battery was fine after that.
wiper stopped working. I can hear clicking noise.
rear window wiper motor makes a clunking sound, but wiper does not move
rear wiper motor does not move. fuses good relays work motor is tring
Rear wiper does not operate. washer works fine.
Rear wiper blade just stopped working
My rear wiper is not working on my 2007 Mercury Mountaineer is it a defect that would be covered
rear wiper does not work, unless i help it out a little bit.
what is a RABS modules purpose?
Wiper motor is intermittent, I have replaced the motor and switch still the same. Works when cold (below 65) but not when warmer. Last item to try is the relay.
Rear wiper will go up, but not back down. Will reset after vehicle has been shut off and restarted. Have not have it repaired yet.
Rear wiper works when it feels like it. but doesn't come in contact with glass fully when it does.
Rear wiper doesn't move any more.
Rear wiper stopped working.