[V8] Windshield Wipers - Park Position?
irautenberg at comcast.net
Sun Aug 28 22:43:56 EDT 2005
I believe the motor out of any old 5k/100/200 should work just fine... and
be cheap as well.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Yip" <mgyip at yahoo.com>
To: <cobram at juno.com>
Cc: <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2005 10:26 PM
Subject: Re: [V8] Windshield Wipers - Park Position?
> I don't think the problem is in the wiring per se - the wipers
> function normally except that they park in completely the wrong
> place!! Visiblity isn't too bad but will try the wiper relay trick
> and will also try to locate any info on re-indexing the wipers. Most
> likely I know the answer - wiper motor...
> Thanks all for the info. Now I get to spend MORE money on this car!!
> --- cobram at juno.com wrote:
> > If you look at the wiring diagrams, you can check to see if the
> > problem
> > might be in the column switch. But, from my own BTDT, the problem
> > has
> > been cured on several occasions by changing the wiper assembly.
> > There
> > was a thread way back on the main Qlist about re-indexing the
> > motor,
> > didn't work for me. As a temporary fix (for better visibility
> > until you
> > fix the problem) if you pull the wiper relay, you can control the
> > stop
> > point with the wiper switch, this worked on the 200TQA, I think the
> > V8
> > should do the same. Get a good used assembly, they're pretty cheap
> > now
> > and easy to change. Hopefully it's not in the column, that's a
> > little
> > more involved...
> > BCNU,
> > http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/
> > If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary
> > questions.
> > Matthew Yip <mgyip at yahoo.com> writes:
> > > Audi V8 Fanatics,
> > >
> > > I was driving my '90 V8 on Saturday in the rain (I know, first
> > > mistake b/c of VAG electrical connections) and the wipers started
> > > going haywire. While the wipers themselves work fine, the park
> > > position has suddenly changed from the bottom of the windsield to
> > > about mid-down sweep which is in the middle of my view!! In
> > > Intermittent mode, the wipers pause slightly lower but still
> > about
> > > the middle of the down sweep. On Mist, the wipers stop twice -
> > > once
> > > above my sight line and once just below it.
> > >
> > > I've consulted the handy-dandy manual but it is rather mute about
> > > how
> > > to handle this issue - it talks about installing the motor and
> > such
> > > but says nothing about establishing the park position. Does
> > anyone
> > > have an idiot's guide to setting the park position for the
> > wipers?
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