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Volvo 440 passenger windscreen wiper

Discussion and advice for 440, 460, 480 owners.

1986 - 1997 440
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Volvo 440 passenger windscreen wiper

Post by dillonrob101 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:29 am

My passenger side windscreen wiper has stopped working, I think it just needs tightening but not sure how Can anyone advise thanks

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Re: Volvo 440 passenger windscreen wiper

Post by billofdurham » Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:01 pm

Welcome to Matthew's Volvo Site.

When you say the wiper has stopped working is the shaft that the wiper arm sits on still turning? If it is then the retaining nut is possibly loose. The drive shaft is splined and the wiper arm is made to fit the splines. If the nut is loose the splines will not engage.

Check to see if the shaft turns. If it does, tighten the nut.

If the shaft doesn't turn then it is possible that part of the wiper mechanism has come loose.

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