100 Rear wash/wipe
Michael Dewar - Sun Scotland
Mike.Dewar at uk.sun.com
Thu Nov 16 11:53:28 EST 2000
It could be something in your 100 which is damaging relays. I had a
similar problem in my S2 coupe where the relay failed. I opened up the
relay and found a broken track. After soldering a repair it has worked
> Just wondered if anyone could cast some light on the following problem;
> I have an '88 100 avant 2.0E. The rear wash and wipe don't work.
> First I checked the wiper motor works. It does, both on the main supply
> and on the 'park' supply.
> Then I checked the wiring through to the multiway connector near the
> n/side rear light cluster. All OK.
> Then things got interesting. I decided to try substituting the relay
> from my 87 coupe's rear wash/wipe.
> Still I had no luck. So as a double check on the relays I put the one
> from the 100 in the coupe. The wiper got half way through its cycle and then
> stopped. I substituted the original relay and it still doesn't work. The
> washer does still work.
> I wondered if the relay from the 100 has gone wrong in some bizarre way
> that causes it to wreck something else in the
> system, - it certainly seems to have stopped the coupe's wiper.
> Any thoughts ? (By the way I have checked the fuses)
> rob Hod
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