Windscreen Wipers not parking.

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Windscreen Wipers not parking.

Post by simmit » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:55 am

Windscreen wipers work fine other than in my ownership have never self parked (I have to correctly time switching off the wipers for them to park at bottom of the screen). Before I get out the bag of spanners to sort it can anyone suggest what the cause might be?

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Post by philhoward » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:09 pm

Usually the parking switch on the motor itself but double check you have the secondary supply.

Tony Idle did a wonderful article for Slice a few years ago which tells you everything you ever needed to know about wiper motors.

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Post by PeteMac » Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:24 pm

Possibly a number of threads on this topic - here's one I remember from a few years back.

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Post by peter freeman » Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:30 pm

Power for parking I think is on the white/green wire - check you have power on this wire with the wipers off and the ignition on - otherwise as Phil says - and more likely - the parking switch on the motor ( socket ) is not working - could well be dirt in it.

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