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    Help needed with Mk4 Wipers

    Hey Guys
    I was hoping someone could tell me how to go about fixing the wipers on my car as they are driving me insane.The problem is hard to explain but basically whenever I use the wipers they never sit right and always end up sitting halfway up the windscreen obscuring my view I need to keep putting them on until they finally line up properly then I need to quickly shut them off.It happens mostly when I just spray some water from the jets or just want to use the wiper up and down once.Obviously when they are on full belt its fine its just when they come to a stop they could stop anywhere along the windscreen.It only happens with the front two.
    I have no idea what is causing it or how to go about getting it fixed so any help/info is appreciated, Cheers!

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    Common problem, usually connected to the wiper motor, new wiper motor no probs.

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    Thanks very much for the info

    Would it be a bad idea to get a second hand one in a scrap yard or are they cheap to buy new?

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    buy a new 1 mate ...vaux usually nt toooo bad ... i'd neva buy a 2nd hand one

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    Get a pattern parts one from a motor factors, about 60% the price of a new one off vauxhall parts.
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    I remember someone saying that they took their duff one apart after going through about 3 second hand ones and all of them didnt work. It was a simple fix after drilling the rivets out. Cant remember who it was though

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    Thanks for the replies guys I'll look into the Patent parts one from auto factors

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    if you do go for a second hand one Corsa C motors fit too....just a thought, got an 06 one fitted to my sis's astra perfick!!
    i would if i could but i cant (be arsed)
    maybe I can....clicky ......now sold !

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