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    WIPER problem

    hey yeah im a noob all round really lol... i have recently purchaced a 1.8 16v astra ... im have a lil issue with the winscreen wipers... on intermitent wipe they kind of get get stuck in the up postion after the initall swipe rather than going back to its defult position... is his a motor problem.... ?? or just a wiper blade issue...

    is this common ?

    much love

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    Welcome mate

    Most the time this is a motor problem yes. They can be taken apart and cleaned up to save a few £££ though

    If you have a look around the forum for similar problems you will find someone wrote a bit on how to do it
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    Ditto on motor problem - 2nd hand motor cost me £35 and took 20 minutes to fit, only 6 bolts to worry about. Problem gone

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    ahhh shibby cheers guys... just wanna get al these little bits sorted.. its my first proper motor only got it on the road this morning.. only a few bits and bobs... this main one being a kind of bearing noise in the gear box... but i found a thread on hoe to change a gear box over

    hmmmmmm lol.. effort :P

    looks like im gonna be spending quite a bit of time on this forum

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    where did u get ur 2nd hand motor ?

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