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I have a bad earth on my Ford KA Tailgate

Can you tel me where the earth connections for the tailgate are as it has stopped the rear wiper motor from working.

Plese ignore the car description below, the car is a ford KA R registration

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It should earth back via the hinges but if its playing up then look at the top of door for a rubber boot ,in here are the wires that run into door and i wouldnt mind betting the wires are broken

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