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Old 24 Oct 2009, 07:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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rear window wiper

i have a 98 wrx and when i took it in for mot it failed on the rear wiper not working, just to confuse me a looked around and the car has a wiper/washer jet/wiring on the motor but no switch or anything on the stalk! can i get one and is anyone an mot tester and know if it should of failed if there isnt even a switch?
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Old 24 Oct 2009, 11:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i have a 98 wrx and when i took it in for mot it failed on the rear wiper not working, just to confuse me a looked around and the car has a wiper/washer jet/wiring on the motor but no switch or anything on the stalk! can i get one and is anyone an mot tester and know if it should of failed if there isnt even a switch?
Pretty sure REAR wipers aren't even checked on MOTs
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Old 24 Oct 2009, 11:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Pretty sure REAR wipers aren't even checked on MOTs
i was under that impresion too. i'd get a 2nd opinon mate!
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Old 24 Oct 2009, 11:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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mine has everything except the wiper arm and all that have the controls spray sound n all i better not fail mine in 2 weeks ill wrap the misin blade around his neck il let us know how i get on
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Old 25 Oct 2009, 12:27 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i was under that impresion too.
I was to they dont check the rear wiper in our NCT(MOT) here either they just check the rubbers on wipers that they not very badly worn front and back but they dont turn the back wiper on never seen it and brought to many cars to Tests they turn the front wipers on alright and spray water thats it really
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Old 25 Oct 2009, 07:57 AM   #6 (permalink)
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ill take it somewhere else....
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Old 28 Feb 2010, 03:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: rear window wiper

had my estate legacy moted bout 2 months ago its not working just didn't even check it
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