Upside down rear wipers

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Upside down rear wipers

Post by Samanj » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:23 pm

Hi everyone,

So I changed my rear wiper and then moved the wiper manually after to see if the new wiper would touch the windscreen ok (silly I know now!).

After doing so the wiper now wipes upside down in the same motion as it should do on my rear windscreen.

How can I reset this to normal?

I note that when I take the new wipers off, the wiper handle doesn’t turn upside down but in its normal manner.

Help is greatly appreciated!

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Re: Upside down rear wipers

Post by alexperkins » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:44 am

Are you saying you moved the wiper manually as in rotated it?

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Re: Upside down rear wipers

Post by RUM4MO » Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:22 pm

Hello, are you still out there?

If you have rotated the stationary wiper arm, it will have moved, ie rotated on its spindle, so if that is what you have done, you will need to sort that out preferably by slackening off the wiper arm securing nut and moving it to the correct position with the wiper off and parked.

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