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#1 cube101

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 01:51 PM

Hello all,
I have a quick questions i was hoping someone may be able to answer.
Just recently the windscreen wipers on my KA (02) seem to have gone on a go slow. They work okay but are only running at about 50% of there usual speed??? any ideas what may be causing this??? could it be the extreem cold??

any help appreciated

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#2 delboy

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 02:17 PM

sounds like it the cold weather

i would run them & squirt some wd40 on the mech under the bonnet to try to remove any water & loosten it all up
otherwise it may burn the wiper motor out.

sounds as it maybe a dry linkage that's iced up

#3 cube101

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 02:26 PM

thanks, yes i think you may be right... ill take a proper look over the weekend


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