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Wiper Arm Change gone wrong..help

Ok so I was a total girl about this one thing being I grew up fixing stuff aroud a garage with my uncle I can not believe I fell to the duh gurl victum syndrom.... anyhow
I went to replace 2 stripped wiper arms and in advertantly rotated the driver side wiper arm in its normal arch and heard a pop, now on that side the wiper motor pin dsnt turn, i was wondering since i have no idea and with the outter sield panel off you cant tell if there is a arm and plastic piece connecting it to the passanger side to where i believe the motor sits dead center....can anyone tell me how it looks or should look so when i feel in the tight area I will know what to be on the hand look out for?

any advice so i can get this fixed FAST!!

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Hi don,t panic all the wiper arms i have come across are metal and have a plastic bush in the ends that are greased for ease of rotating the problem you have is which end haspoped off it could be the centre bush or it could be the passenger side you will need to strip covering away to see and to get at the arm to get it back on they usually press back on sometimes are a little awkward but can use mole grips or plyers to clip it back together the secret is no to get flustered with it best of luck yates210456

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