Wiper motor fixed!

Eric Huppert ehuppert at hvc.rr.com
Tue Apr 24 18:14:44 EDT 2007


Might be the same issue. Mine was alright on regular wipers, but was up
about the same on intermittent wipers and park. Could bump the stalk and get
it to park, but was tricky and a PITA! Motor makes a full revolution, arm
slips a couple of splines and wiper rack/linkage is not positioned properly.
You'll see when you go to replace!


-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Donohue [mailto:donohue at rnetworx.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 5:58 PM
To: Eric Huppert; 200q20v; quattro at audifans.com
Subject: Wiper motor fixed!

My Glacier Blue 200tqa (still for sale) has the non-park problem, but it is
not due to stripped splines.  The wipers sweep the normal path, but in 2
stages...hesitates at about 9" above normal park, then sweeps down to park
and back up to complete the sweep.  When on constant sweep, ther is no
hesitation...when on delay wipe or when turned off, the wipers park in the
+9" position.  Believe my problem will be cured when I (finally) install the
used motor that I have been sitting on all winter!  Tom

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Huppert" <ehuppert at hvc.rr.com>
To: "200q20v" <200q20v at audifans.com>; <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 5:12 PM
Subject: Wiper motor fixed!

> Gents,
> A while back I had started a wiper "incorrect park" thread. I had pulled
> two
> separate motors apart trying to get one to work to no avail. At the time I
> thought it was the electrical park contact.
> Well, bought another motor yesterday, and it's fixed. BUT, wasn't really
> the
> motor!
> After installing the new one (to the wiper assy) had some problems getting
> everything to work correctly. Finally figured out how to line up the arm
> to
> motor and got it working. Then (after the fact) I looked at the old motor.
> The arm that attaches to the motor and the motor splined stub were
> stripped!
> Meaning, motor and linkage gets out of "synch" and causes problems!
> So, if anyone's having the same issue, pull the assy and pull the arm off.
> Should be able to re-align it (if any splines left on motor, mine was
> stripped) and get it working correctly.
> Poor design, probably stripped out due to ice/snow!
> Eric
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