Wiper motor grease

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Wiper motor grease

Post by Nutty » Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:48 pm

Just sorting out the windscreen wipers, a bit reluctant to get going at first but they are now at least moving on all settings, is it possible to change the grease in the wiper gear box? I have had a look on the old www and there are suggestions about using white lithium grease, does anyone have any experience with this?

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Re: Wiper motor grease

Post by james butler » Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:38 pm

you're more likely going to need to grease the wiper spindles as these are often neglected.
take the wiper mech completely apart and you will see the bushes that get stuck


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Re: Wiper motor grease

Post by Nutty » Fri May 08, 2020 10:23 pm

Thank you James, I did take the linkage apart and cleaned up the spindles, was working for a bit, still slow even on high speed, now the motor has burned out.. Ah well that will encourage me to get a new motor, I think I read somewhere on the forum that a Golf Mk3 wiper motor is compatible, will have to look for that post.


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Re: Wiper motor grease

Post by Jack92 » Tue May 19, 2020 10:22 pm

Yeah as James said grease grease grease.

Also pretty sure essextom at Dreadnought has a motor or 2 as I sold him one in a job lot. Might be worth giving him a shout


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