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    Unhappy Wiper motor problem?

    Really confused now, coming back from picking my wheels up I put my wipers on to get the water off the windscreen and heard a funny grinding noise on it's way back to it's start position but as it was working fine I thought nothing of it

    so when going to work I gave the window another squirt of water, but this time although they moved back and forth fine, when returning to the start position it really really struggles to move and will end up sitting half way up the windscreen :-(

    I have a video to show what I mean but as I'm on my phone at the moment I can't upload it until the morning, just wandering if anyone would have any idea why it would just start doing this?
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    Sounds like the linkage is siezing up. Lots of WD40 may free it up
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    here is the video, as you can see it still runs smooth until that final sweep would you still think its the same thing? where should i spray the wd40?

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    anyone vouch for autosparks on this one? am going to give them a blast of wd40 shortly
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    That looks strange as it seems to work fine then start playing up

    Spraying all the linkages below the plastic panel won't hard it though. Try to have the wipers going at the time so the spray gets right in there
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    ok cheers will give it a go tonight, it is wierd as it looks like the motors working fine :S if its not that what else could cause it?
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    nope, didnt work got right in there as well but no cookie, is a new wiper motor hard to fit or could it be something else?
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    getting desperate now
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    Could be the relay playin up or the spline on the motor/linkage
    thats all i can think of mate

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