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Possessed Rear Wiper

Post by mclemson1 on Wed Jul 08, 2015 8:15 pm

Hi there!

Before I start, I should probably state that I'm fairly hopeless with auto electrics.

Anyway - recently got a new Hijet, and the rear wiper wasn't working. identified that the both cables had snapped in the rubber boot thingy at the top of the boot. Easy enough job, re-connect them both use a connector block, and bam, wiper on.

However. Now I can't get the ruddy thing to turn off without disconnecting it at the motor. I have tried removing the switch at the front, still keeps on going! Also, if I remove the earthing cable (believe it is an earthing cable?) at the point I connected the two wires, the wiper goes to neutral and then stops.

How do I stop the blasted thing?!

Thanks!


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Re: Possessed Rear Wiper

Post by waz on Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:34 pm

I would say that you have wired it wrong.
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Re: Possessed Rear Wiper

Post by Guest on Fri Jul 10, 2015 7:47 am

So are most Auto Electricians I've met so don't feel too bad about that as wiper self parking wiring gets grown men crying.

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Re: Possessed Rear Wiper

Post by andy pyke on Mon Jul 13, 2015 1:27 pm

I had the same problem; never got it sorted. That doesn't help does it? Laughing
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Re: Possessed Rear Wiper

Post by HighlyJetted on Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:37 pm

Inside a wiper motor, there is a disk in the gearbox.

It has copper tracks and some brush arms.

If a wiper won't park, it tends to be the arms or disk is messy.

Most of the time a bit of bodging gets them working again.

Rip it open and deal with it Smile

I too would agree there is the possibility you have joined up wires incorrectly.
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