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Trying to repair right hand windscreen wiper

Does anyone know any tricks to repairing the right hand side wiper arm on a 1990 SAAB 900i.
The small cable that goes onto the wheel that moves the wiper broke. I have a replacement cable but i can't seem to get it on.
I'm hoping there's a simple solution or is it just trial and error until i get it right.

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  • bigdaddysund Feb 06, 2009

    I have a similar problem. The cable is intact but not attached to the wiper wheel. How does this thing work?



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I believe the cable runs in the channel, and loops once around the wheel, with the wheel above the channel; i.e. the cable and channel is at the bottom of the wheel when installed. One end of the cable is fixed to the end of the channel where the wheel is, the other end likely mounts to a slot in the channel.

Hope this helps


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