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#1 Fro

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 04:13 PM

Hi,

Last week the rear wiper was broken off the fiesta (2001), leaving just the part under the nut. I have bought a replacement and undone the nut securing the left over wiper arm to the motor. However, the old part won't come off; i've tried plyers, etc, but nothing will make it move. Am i missing something? I thought when the securing nut was removed that it would just slip off? It does not appear to be rusted in any way?

Any thoughts?

Andy

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#2 CAR PARTS EXPRESS

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 04:20 PM

Normally you would use the leverage of the arm to dislodge it but seems its snapped you are going to have to get a flat bladed screwdriver and gently 'persuade' it to come off.

#3 mintalkin

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 04:23 PM

because they fit on a splined shaft it can be difficult to remove, tools can be obtained to help with your situation like this.
http://www.thetoolde...rm Removal Tool

#4 Fro

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 04:32 PM

Thanks for the replies, will give it another go when i get back home :)


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