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Date registered: Jun 2007
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Ok...my wipers work GREAT! the only problem..when I have them turned off they "park" up high on the windshield.
I just took the car (C320 2002) into the dealership..
they told me I need a whole new motor and it will be $790.00
And of course..they had a list of other things I need too...
does this sound right? The wipers are FINE! they just don't got all the way down when turned off!!
Are there any tricks I can do .. to get them back in the right "parked" position!!
please help!!! I am NOT spending 800 bucks to have my wipers lay right..
I had this problem on my w210. It would not stop in the correct place. I bought another wiper motor, assuming that was what I needed.
When I got the wiper assembly off I found the problem. The shaft on the wiper motor is tapered and splined, and the arm connected to it had slipped a few teeth. I put it back *in time* and got the nut really tight. I assume the nut was not as tight as it should have been and allowed the arm to slip on the motor shaft. The teeth on the spline are very shallow.
That could very well be all that your wiper needs, an adjustment.
Edit: I attached a pic of the new wiper motor I have to show how small the splines on the shaft are. It's easy for the arm to slip on the shaft if the nut isn't very tight.
Last edited by SpaceCity E 430; 03-07-2009 at 10:56 AM.