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Nearside (uk) head light wiper seized up how to repair?

The headlight wiper has stopped working the motor still runs but there is no movement of the blade. Any solutions?

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The internal gearbox has stipped out, a very common issue on these you need a replacement wiper motor/gearbox assembly good luck please rate-jeff

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