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Author Topic: Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas  (Read 2724 times)

Offline iffy b

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Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas. Looked for posts but could not find any  :(

Offline Chrispb

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Re: Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2014, 10:08:47 PM »
Are you saying it works normally when you don't use the washer, what do you mean by erratically EG. stopping and starting, stopping in the middle of the screen, making noises.
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Offline allbluedave

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Re: Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2014, 09:12:12 AM »
could be broken wires in the rubber gaiter to the tailgate. 8-) mine did the same and thats what it was.  :)

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Re: Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2014, 09:43:33 AM »
Yes it is erratic EG. stopping and starting, stopping in the middle of the screen, cheers

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Re: Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2014, 10:53:26 AM »
Yes the wires breaking and shorting in the gaiter is a common problem, check in there first.
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2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
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Offline iffy b

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Re: Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2014, 07:53:48 PM »
Hmmm, seems to have stopped when I re-soldered the junction 32 wiring in the passenger doorsill... I soldered a set of green wires while i was in there, they were making a similar junction point?

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Re: Rear wiper problem, wipes erratically after a screen wash?? any ideas
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2014, 10:39:36 PM »
Are the infamous splice joint 32 also has effect on the rear wiper aswell  [GJ]
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2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
All for a pint of Strongbow.

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