Wiper span is too far on Honda Accord

Average mileage: 137,392 (70,000–212,500)
6 model years affected: 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, more2006, 2007
25 people reported this problem
14 people shared problem details
The wipers have recently been making too wide of a sweep, resulting in a banging against the lower panel just below the windshield. The top end of the sweep is just about right. The over-wide sweep and banging occur pretty consistently now. I have not tackled the problem yet.
2002 Honda Accord100,000
The problem seems to be instigated by the speed-sensitive wipers. Such an unnecessary feature--they go faster as you accelerate. It was resolved by replacing the windshield wiper linkage because there's a part of the linkage that gets worn out and allows excessive play in the wipers. I ordered the parts online and did it myself. I suspect it will eventually need to be done again if I keep the car long enough.
2005 Honda Accord95,000
Wipers go to far in both directions, though it takes three wipes to hit the post, resets, and then starts the wandering again, same with the resting location at the hood. luckily it does not rain often in Phoenix.
2000 Honda Accord70,000
my 2000 accord ex had the same problem. my husband put in a new CONTROL ARM for 36 bucks and it fixed the problem.
2003 Honda Accord203,192
Not fixed yet wipers bang
2002 Honda Accord212,500
Wipers go too far and bang stop point and edge of windshield
2006 Honda Accord120,000
Windshield wiper was sweeping to far in both directions. A bushing had to be repaired.
Exact Same Problem. Started A few Months Ago. No Solution known.
I haven't been able to figure out how to repair this issue.
2000 Honda Accord205,673
Wiper span too far
2006 Honda Accord75,000
Wiper bushings replaced
2002 Honda Accord160,000
Same issue, however it noticed it occured after the front windshield was replaced.
2000 Honda Accord145,000
Wipers travel too far.
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