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Old 03-13-2013, 11:10 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by BC_ZX3 View Post
The wiper armature/assembly is generally a non-serviceable part. Once the linkage pops apart like that, it's usually irreversibly worn or damaged, Replacement of the linkage is usually the best long term solution. It'll continue to pop off if "repaired"; it's a bit like that those one way plastic tabs that hold two separate pieces of a box together - the tabs are meant to snap into place once and never come apart again. Forcing them apart usually distorts them and makes them unusable.
Hey man btw still going on the duct tape. Have easy access to that area though w/ only one cover on the wiper b/c the other wiper nut is covered by the cowl. I've only had to do that one other time. I will eventually buy a used linkage but I recently wanted to do the lunchbox and stealth CAI lol. Starting to really like this car
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