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focus nut
I have a focus 02 model and when I press down the wiper lever to do one swipe and return it stops when I release the lever.
But if I hold it down it will carry on till I let it go.(works when held down,stops across the screen when let go)I have tried fitting another wiper motor & lever switch unit & have the same problem, Any suggestions...
artscot79
[quote name='focus nut' date='24 August 2010 - 07:32 PM' timestamp='1282674154' post='94510']
I have a focus 02 model and when I press down the wiper lever to do one swipe and return it stops when I release the lever.
But if I hold it down it will carry on till I let it go.(works when held down,stops across the screen when let go)I have tried fitting another wiper motor & lever switch unit & have the same problem, Any suggestions...
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what happens when you push it up one click?pushed down it will do what you say push up one setting it will do it automatically
H3lly
Wiper linkage.
focus nut
[quote name='artscot79' date='24 August 2010 - 07:43 PM' timestamp='1282674834' post='94514']
what happens when you push it up one click?pushed down it will do what you say push up one setting it will do it automatically
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When I push the lever up to independant,speed 1 & 2 it works fine.
tommy.h
[quote name='focus nut' date='24 August 2010 - 07:01 PM' timestamp='1282675904' post='94522']
When I push the lever up to independant,speed 1 & 2 it works fine.
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does it still self park when you turn off in positions 1&2?

tom
focus nut
No it does not self park when I turn it off from 1 & 2. I have to flick the lever down to park it or set it to independant...
paramaniac
I had the exact same problem with my MK1 Focus. I never bothered to get it fixed because I got used to it, but an independent garage told me it was most likely to be the wiper motors which would need replacing. I seem to remember they were quite expensive so I put up with this "feature"!
focus nut
[quote name='paramaniac' date='24 August 2010 - 08:10 PM' timestamp='1282676413' post='94528']
I had the exact same problem with my MK1 Focus. I never bothered to get it fixed because I got used to it, but an independent garage told me it was most likely to be the wiper motors which would need replacing. I seem to remember they were quite expensive so I put up with this "feature"!
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Yes I think I will have to put up with it to,as I have for the past year or so,I did try fitting a second hand motor & lever switch which I knew worked & had the same prob...Ian
tommy.h
[quote name='paramaniac' date='24 August 2010 - 07:10 PM' timestamp='1282676413' post='94528']
I had the exact same problem with my MK1 Focus. I never bothered to get it fixed because I got used to it, but an independent garage told me it was most likely to be the wiper motors which would need replacing. I seem to remember they were quite expensive so I put up with this "feature"!
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Hi

there is a switch inside the motor that becomes dirty(this is the self parking mechanism) you need to take cover of the wiper unit and clean the switch.easy if you are quite good at DIY.

tom


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