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My wipers on the A3 are now sweeping the screen at a much lower speed than normal no matter what speed i select on the cluster stalk.
Does this mean the motor is tired and about to die?
Is it an easy job to replace it or an Audi sort of job?Anyone replaced one ?
 

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hi mate

had the same ptoblem i thought it was the motor aswell turned out to be the mechanism one side had jammed making the windscreen wipers go really slow

check the mechanism before buying a motor hope this helps

MO
 

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cheers riz325 i will check it out and hopefully it has just gone a bit stiff maybe from lack of any rain we havent had this year lol.
 

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Mine did exactly the same. Took it in and the garage said it's a common problem. Seems the wiper link arms have a tendency to corrode and go stiff. I tried plenty of lubricant but to no avail. Be careful not to shear the wiper spindle when replacing though... as you'll need new motors too otherwise!

Steve
 

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took it in today and the wiper linkage had nearly totally seized so got the garage to fit new and its now fine again.
cheers for your help riz325 and stevem
 
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