Re: [DML] Wiper motor replacement AAAAGGGHH
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Re: [DML] Wiper motor replacement AAAAGGGHH



The dread washer-bucket rivnut thing hasn't come up on the list for  
awhile, so it is a good time for a reminder:

If you are removing these bolts for the first time, it is a very good  
idea to spray a lot of penetrating oil up there before you even try  
to loosen them.  Given the consequences of failure, I recommend  
spraying repeatedly for several days before proceeding.  Once they've  
been off, you are unlikely to have problems in the future, but you  
only get one shot at a first removal, so take it easy.

If this advice is too late for you, I wonder if maybe some kind of in- 
line pump installed upstream (like under the dash) might be an  
alternative.   Just a thought....

--Pete Lucas
   VIN #06703


On Apr 4, 2007, at 1:31 PM, Hank wrote:

> Ken -- how would that compare to replacing the wiper *washer* pump?
>
> Mine stopped working last year, and the nuts holding the bucket on  
> are all
> rusted.
>
> I can't get in there to remove the nuts, they have to be cut off.  
> Then new
> rivnuts need to be installed.








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