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pa glassJunior MemberPosts: 52Joined: June 13th, 2013, 7:01 pmEnter the middle number you re welcome (3): 3 Has thanked: 1 time Beenthanked: 2 times
Hello everyone. I am brand new to this forum. I searched a small but i did not uncover a lot on this subject. My issue is how to resolve those arms the you can"t reach with a puller either because of the elevation of the hood or possibly worse, the deep "well" the a article may sit in preventing the use of a puller. I have spent an ext time than I care to recognize struggling with a puller on an extreme angle slipping off and starting all over. If you wiggle them you have actually a great chance of the crimped steel to plastic motor eight underneath snapping. If you try to use a torch you will melt the cowl. Occasionally I just don"t understand what to do. I usage a puller choose equalizer sells but it breaks down pretty fast when i tap it through a hammer and also the twisted rod is thin and also bends and also it is too vast to obtain down in there. Anyone have actually a preferred tool or an approach for this lock would favor to share? thanks for her help.
ValentineJunior MemberPosts: 8Joined: June 14th, 2013, 10:58 amEnter the center number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 0 Beenthanked: 1 time
Usually I will certainly spray some silicone lubricant or equivalent and also let it soak because that a bit while I occupational on removed mouldings or prepare my glass. Then I will hit the wiper arm with a rubber mallet best at the "elbow"(where the eight flips up) and that typically softens that up sufficient to wiggle it turn off the wiper post. Hope it help
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GlasseyeMemberPosts: 380Joined: march 7th, 2006, 12:41 pmEnter the center number you re welcome (3): 5Location: England, Staffordshire Has thanked: 0 Beenthanked: 19 times
I feel your pain. Ns can"t introduce any certain tool but if you go on " you Tube" and also search because that "Wiper eight removal tool" , there are a part different design tools, gift demonstrated, which can be of more use come you.
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Re: stuck wiper arms

Postby Mariagilbert » august 4th, 2013, 1:31 am


Found it really irritating job to remove among my wiper arms when it started knocking versus the home window seal. If you can get your hand on a Battery Terminal Lifter or pulley-block Removal device it"ll popular music the arm off there is no damaging any paint/plastic (this functions if the arms snapped too).I think their just a pair of quid, lock seem to be fairly a usual tool because that engineers and mechanics if you recognize any.
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pa glassJunior MemberPosts: 52Joined: June 13th, 2013, 7:01 pmEnter the middle number you re welcome (3): 3 Has thanked: 1 time Beenthanked: 2 times
I evaluate the reply, but I doubt your are an auto owner and also not one installer. The use of a terminal puller of some kind is simply assumed. While it worked on whatever make of automobile you own that is solid representative that the numerous makes that they can"t be offered on. The trouble is that too many have the post set deep down in to a "well" with narrow sides that no puller I have come across is designed come access. Likewise they room some time too lengthy for a puller to with the bottom or the peak of the hood is in the way so the you may need to actually eliminate the hood to acquire on peak of the post. I am now on my 2nd attempt to do my own. I have cannibalized an Equalizer brand wiper puller to do it shorter by at the very least an inch and also with mine own much flatter pullers. Together I gain it working I intend to work with Equalizer to produce them for everyone"s use.
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benswindshieldrepairMemberPosts: 178Joined: in march 19th, 2011, 8:01 pmEnter the center number please (3): 3Location: Flathead Lake, Montana Has thanked: 16 time Beenthanked: 36 times
As crude as this may sound, ns whack it at the joint v a rubber mallet and sometimes usage a penetrant oil to help along. I discover that late version Chevy"s driver side room the worst. Just don"t yank on castle in the direction the they wipe or you will certainly dislocate the system or strip them out. Upon reassembly, ns dab a tiny anti-seize top top them. Great luck!!
crudthugJunior MemberPosts: 5Joined: December 26th, 2014, 7:15 pmEnter the center number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 0 Beenthanked: 0
This probably sounds stunner but, I usage a wait hammer turned way down with a level hammer confronted bit. Make certain you reinstall the nut flush through the shaft. I know mobile guys could not have the ability to do this however you could replicate this v a consistent hammer although not as effectively.
pa glassJunior MemberPosts: 52Joined: June 13th, 2013, 7:01 pmEnter the center number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 1 time Beenthanked: 2 times
Okay, I"m make the efforts to snapshot this. You to be saying to loosen the seed to the height of the threads? and then what execute hit with the hammer? ns am picturing it simply pushing it further down if i pressed versus the wiper arm. Pushing on the nut wouldn"t help. You re welcome elaborate.I did uncover a very nice puller that functions well most times. You deserve to see that in the Equalizer magazine I payed about $50. Bucks but I think it"s $38 in Glass Technologies. It has two to adjust of removable arms. They are straight so the fits under in there very well. Constructed like a tank. I highly recommend it. Well worth the cash.

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crudthugJunior MemberPosts: 5Joined: December 26th, 2014, 7:15 pmEnter the middle number you re welcome (3): 3 Has thanked: 0 Beenthanked: 0
Exactly. The vibration indigenous hammer loosens the wiper arm from shaft. I"ve been using the waiting hammer an approach (start v lowest air possible and rise till eight pops up) in the human body shop because that ten years now. It"s fast and I haven"t damaged anything. Currently that I"m headed into the cell phone replacement market I"m likewise looking because that a puller. I have the right to only imagine what a customer would certainly think watching utilizing a hammer to remove their wipers. Ns would usage that method though if everything else failed. Kinda choose customers don"t favor seeing their car/truck cut in half. Occasionally that"s what is required.
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