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Old 07-12-2006, 02:58   #1 (permalink)
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windscreen wipers not parking

Got my xc which is going over the pits but one of the things they picked is that wipers dont automatically return to the parked position. Ive tried with a two speed switch and an intermitent switch but both dont return. It it the motor i have in there or do they just not return? Confused

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Old 07-12-2006, 04:24   #2 (permalink)
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Re: windscreen wipers not parking

Check the earth on the switch and wiper motor. Generally the plug is loose @ the motor.
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Re: windscreen wipers not parking

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Check the earth on the switch and wiper motor. Generally the plug is loose @ the motor.
cheers will try that
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Re: windscreen wipers not parking

Its the motor. They have separate contacts in them for parking the arms.
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Old 07-31-2006, 19:56   #5 (permalink)
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Re: windscreen wipers not parking

yeah i fixed it . the motor was earthed to its self. put i proper earth on it and it works great now. cheers all
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