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    Front wipers go down before going up...

    OK this is weird - last week my front wipers started going down before going up. Only by around 2" of sweep on the down stroke, but it is still weird, the wipers then stop (when turned off) 2" up the windscreen instead of settling back in the normal position.

    No idea why this is, they've not been knocked or damaged etc...any thoughts?

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    It sounds like the gear inside the motor has lost a few teeth - not returning to the start point properly and irregular movement.

    New wiper motors would probably be the easiest fix rather than opening them up and changing parts inside.

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    as above. have seen this many times at work on corsa'a and astra's.
    fit a new motor and all will fine
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    Ta, shall have a look-see!

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    has it only dont it the once? it might not of returned properly last time? so that could explain that?
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    Faulty motor.

    Your just lucky they stop just before the bottom rather than half way accross the windscreen like most others
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