Tue 17 Feb 2009 12:03 £600+ to fix rear wiper! You have to be pragmatic about these things. Wed 18 Feb 2009 12:39 £600+ to fix rear wiper! Assembler states it should be changed at eg 50000 miles or 5 years but the guarantee is for 1 year. So most people give up. Five years is the norm for consumer items. Popular These categories may also be of interest. Goodwill yes, especially if furhter purchases are possible from the customer.
Tedlechat June 2010 Add An Answer Form Add your answer using the form below. Following your simple instructions we repaired it easily. By having a trusty repair manual you not only save money but you also get to experience the fun of do-it-yourself projects. They may offer a goodwill gesture but are under no obligation to do so, soga or no soga! No body that I know of has ever managed to get past the 12 month guarantee period with or without any threatening action. Cambelt changed at 84,000 miles. Tue 17 Feb 2009 11:55 £600+ to fix rear wiper! I used a pair of chock-block connectors and just taped the wire round the edge of the window.
Failing this your only talking about the rear wiper which is not an MoT failure rather than spend out £600 carry a damp sponge in plastic bag in the boot and give the rear screen an occasional clean when you stop. It will start wiping without being switched on and if it is switched on it will not stop when switched off even when it has completed a cycle. I will either do it again and better, or I will tape a wire onto the inside of the glass, connected at one end to the earth wire that goes to the wiper motor, and the other end to the earth wire in the rubber sheath that exits the car body near the windscreen hinge. The car's an 05 so it can only be just over 4 yrs old at most - do you think it's reasonable to expect owners to have to lay out £600 on repairs for something that really ought to last the life of the car? I think it is just an earth, but I could be wrong. I can hear the wiper relay clicking but have no idea why it is doing this.
What could be the cause?. You can do it at the comfort of your garage. Application of an alphabetical index if the interconnections are identical, e. The question: Checking rear wiper motor Peugeot 206sw? You are entitled to have a reasonable period of trouble free use from an item. In many instances work should only be undertaken by a qualified professional. The more detail and information you provide in your question the easier it is for others to help you.
Thanks in advance for any help, Malcolm Advertisement PeugeotCentral. Want to check if the motor is good and if the parking switch is good. Fixing problems in your vehicle is a do-it-approach with the Auto Repair Manuals as they contain comprehensive instructions and procedures on how to fix the problems in your ride. Tue 17 Feb 2009 13:01 £600+ to fix rear wiper! Try to include as much detail as possible. Experiencing Automatic Gear fault Peugeot 307 Auto and the can would stop changing gear at times it will go on normal after giving that fault or they will be a rough sound on gears especially when driving on sloppy road. I'd like to try and fix it myself as diagnosing an electrics problem can take some time at a garage and having read other posts the standard reply for any battery drain seems to be battery first, followed by alternator followed by trying to find the real problem. The up and down movement is to control the operation of the front wipers and a small ring collar that rotates on the wiper stick handle to control the rear wipers.
This has some tape round it which when unwrapped has a bundle of wires including a black one thicker than the others. Battery charged fine but car will not start now? If your wiper motor runs without turning the blade, maybe it is disengaged? To find out how to mend it. The wiper motor is in the tailgate and the wiper spindle separates when the glass is lifted. The rear window opens seperatly to the boot but does not de-mist and the rear wiper does not work. If it fails before the end of that period is the seller responsible? The black stuff peeling off is the problem. I included couple basic screen shots from manual this is sample screen shots , just for you to see how it looks. You don't go to a supplier with all guns blazing quoting the law, but I've found it useful to gently make suppliers aware that you understand their legal obligations.
Tue 17 Feb 2009 20:26 £600+ to fix rear wiper! At that time 2002 I'd never heard of springs breaking. Tue 17 Feb 2009 16:12 £600+ to fix rear wiper! I contacted the supplier, a major retail chain, and was told that because it was 3 years old, and I had not bought an extended warranty, it was 'tough', but they would kindly give me 10% off a replacement. The real world isnt like that, things wear out, pack up etc. Even the most novice car mechanic can easily follow the step-by-step guides which are made simple by the illustrations and drawings. I'm paying for the convenience, that's all.
Dealer supplied address and phone number for Pinley House, Coventry, to write to with my case for consideration. But surely a word with another dealer and and independant first would be the sensible step forward? Tue 17 Feb 2009 15:08 £600+ to fix rear wiper! My rear wiper was stopped working. In theory you could sue whoever supplied the car using the Sale of Goods act as it should be made durable enough to last a resonable length of time. No, if its outside the guarantee period. You can get a manual from this site and check on page 110 Aug 02, 2014.
When running it doesn't appear to happen which makes me think it might be a loose connection. S: representation of a partial interconnection. Simple really, why is a guarantee ever issued? Possible a seperate issue bulb may need changing but the 3rd brake light also doesn't work. T: representation of a splice. But even then, you'd probably have to get them to do the repair then ask for the money back then use the online small claims court to recover it. Tedlechat March 2010 The plastic cover not pulls off :- Which direction to pull? Please advise what I should do.