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PostPosted: Mon Dec 02, 2013 10:17 pm 
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Ok so I'll let the picture do the talking...

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I have no idea how this happens. Both that piece and the wiper arm are stripped. :( With rain being a constant issue in Chattanooga I need to get this fixed ASAP.

Anyone willing to help me out with what part/parts I need to get to fix this? I was under the impression that it was the motor, but have since been informed that there is only one motor and since the passenger side works fine, I guess its the linkage? I'd like to order or have on hand whatever I need to fix this before I take it apart.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:52 am 
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Only way that can happen is if the nut was not tight enough

In the meantime you can clean the windshield real good , put some rain-X on it and move the passenger arm to wipe your side of the windshield


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:58 am 
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cut a piece of WIRE window scree and wrap it around the shaft and tighten the nut. Might get you by until you find a new shaft for what ever your working on.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:41 am 
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I'm not sure moving the passenger wiper to the driver side will help since the other part will still be stripped. I've done a little research and I'd like to confirm that the part I need is the "wiper transmission linkage"? Unfortunatly on ebay they run around 100 plus the wiper arm. Need to find a parts car and pull one hopefully its not to hard to install. Has anyone done one of these before?

It's an 89 GTI just to clarify what this is on.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:25 pm 
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What side do you need ?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:30 pm 
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I was not thinking about moving pass side arm to driver side but rather changing the angle of pass side wiper arm so it wipes driver side


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:08 pm 
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You'll need the the 'wiper transmission' assembly.. Get one from a junk yard.. Should be cheap. and they are easy to install. The hardest part is of the nuts that hold the pivot points in place are rusty, sometimes instead of loosening off they just spin the bolts that they are holding, and the bolts are embedded in plastic.. You'll see when you take yours apart.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:38 am 
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I have a deal worked out with a member on geometroforum. So hopefully I'll have the new one soon. :D Hopefully it won't be a mega pain to install. :)

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I think you just need a new wiper arm. It looks like the metal from the wiper arm is caked onto the splines of the shaft. You should be able to clean up the shaft with a pick to get the splines clean.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:27 am 
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Lihtan wrote:
I think you just need a new wiper arm. It looks like the metal from the wiper arm is caked onto the splines of the shaft. You should be able to clean up the shaft with a pick to get the splines clean.


Turns out you were right! After I already had swapped out the shaft I realized you could just scrap out the shavings and put on a new arm. I didn't realize how much softer of material the arm is, oh well you live and learn. Got it fixed now and working again.

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