Wiper span is too far on Honda Accord

Average mileage: 130,644 (70,000–205,673)
3 model years affected: 2000, 2002, 2006
20 people reported this problem
11 people shared problem details
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.
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.
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.
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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