Wiper span is too far on Honda Accord

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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.

2006 Honda Accord 150,000 mi,
My wipers started off hitting hard at the base and overextending off the windshield. Now when I turn them on they move half way up the windshield and stop. Don't know if it is the motor or linkage. Looking for answers

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.

2002 Honda Accord 100,000 mi,
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.

Banging wipers

Banging noise

Wiper bushings replaced

2006 Honda Accord 120,000 mi,
Windshield wiper was sweeping to far in both directions. A bushing had to be repaired.

2000 Honda Accord 205,673 mi,
Wiper span too far

my 2000 accord ex had the same problem. my husband put in a new CONTROL ARM for 36 bucks and it fixed the problem.

2002 Honda Accord 212,500 mi,
Wipers go too far and bang stop point and edge of windshield

I haven't been able to figure out how to repair this issue.

2005 Honda Accord 120,000 mi,
linkage worn out

2003 Honda Accord 203,192 mi,
Not fixed yet wipers bang

2000 Honda Accord 145,000 mi,
Wipers travel too far.

Windshield wiper driver's side hits trim.

Exact Same Problem. Started A few Months Ago. No Solution known.

2002 Honda Accord 160,000 mi,
Same issue, however it noticed it occured after the front windshield was replaced.