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Re: Adjustment of wiper arms

Originally Posted by Numchuk View Post
I own a scenic (54). I have recently been having problems with the driver-side windscreen wiper. I thought it was a worn blade but after changing it (thats another long story) it still does not "clear" the screen. Anyway, after a bit of searching around, I discovered that pressing my hand on the hinged cover the wiper cleared perfectly! So, now I have a dilemma. Is there a part missing? I fear taking it to a dealer because I'll be charged stupid money Any thoughts, thanks
Look on the underside of the wiper arm, there should be a spring that pulls the blade towards the screen and ensures all the screen is covered. If the spring is there it can actually lose tension over the years causing the problem. Solution is a new arm or a decent one from a breakers.
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