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1998 Audi A6 Wiper Motor Removal Process

Hi All,

I can removal the wiper arms without any problem and I can remove the cowl under the hood that covers the battery and interior filter, but I have no idea how to remove the cowl under the wiper arms to get to the actual motor.

Maybe I am missing something and there is another way to get to the motor, but I can;t figure it out. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,

Marc

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Hi Marc,

We have a 2002 Audi A6 and I've just been doing a bit of self help to try and fix the inoperative wiper - the problem is one of the spindles on which ht ewiper arm sits is stuck - I managed to bang it out, grease it and put it back - but I just can't get the wipers positioned properly so that they sweep and park correctly - anyhow, back to your problem which presumably you have sorted by now? There are 3 clips fixing the cowl to the vehicle - one on the left, the centre and on the right hand side - the clips simply pull away but it is easier to do if you have a long nose pliers.

Good luck

ps my email is gharborough@aol.com so don't reply to this email address.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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