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Rear Wiper Arm

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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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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.

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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.thetoolden.co.uk/toolden.nsf/showproduct?OpenForm&Supplier=Sealey&Category=Vehicle%20Servicing&SubCat=Trim%20Tools&ProductCode=VS806&Item=Wiper%20Arm%20Removal%20Tool

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

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