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Wiper arm removal tips???

blucoop Feb 21, 2012

  1. blucoop

    blucoop Member

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    Hi guys just wondering if anyone has any helpful tips on how to get the drivers side wiper arm off.??

    Ive taken the nut cover off and undone the nut ok but ive tried just about everything to get the bloody arm off but its having none of it.

    I read on another forum its best to try and use a rocking motion at the base to get it off but its like its glued on, I even slipped once and nearly smashed my windscreen with my grips.

    Any help much appreciated

    Cheers

    Steve
     
  2. marktdisport

    marktdisport Active Member

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    mine was well jammed on m8 i losened the nut to the top point of the thread left it for half hour keep blasting wd40 in there and got a little tapping hammer giving it a knock whilst giving it some wobbling motion
     
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2012
  3. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    I did mine a few weeks ago

    I was moving it up and down with no success I started moving it side to side (driver to passenger) and it soon come off!
     
  4. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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  5. SPORT180

    SPORT180 New Member

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    WD40 and rock it from side to side while pulling up ward or give it a light tap with a mallet white pulling it up
     
  6. blucoop

    blucoop Member

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    thanks guys will give it another bash tomorrow!!

    cheers

    steve
     
  7. pink.teg

    pink.teg Member

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    You do know ?
    That there is a special tool to do that right !!!
    The perks of your best m8 beening a greese monkey

    Other then that WD 40 and lots of F ing off hahahaha
     
  8. T0m

    T0m Active Member

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    I tried with the tool once and it wouldnt work in the end good old fashioned elbow grease moving it up and down side to side worked in the end!!
     
  9. pink.teg

    pink.teg Member

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    Good stuff bud

    Its all fun and games on this site :nyah:
     
  10. pewe

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