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I have a 1998 golf mk4 1.9 tdi. the electrics seem to work when they wont to! and are doing funny things! for example my headlights stop working! the work the next day ? when i start my car the back windscreen wiper turns on and stops were it feels like it? does any1 have any soloutions ?

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Fig. 8: Removing the wiper motor and linkage assembly 91226p39.jpg
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When removing the wiper motor, leave the mounting frame in place. If possible, do not remove the wiper drive crank from the motor shaft.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and remove the water shield at the base of the windshield.
  2. Disconnect the relay rods from the wiper motor.
  3. Note the position of the crank arm on the shaft. When the motor is in the parked position, the arm should be about 4 degrees up from horizontal.
  4. Disconnect the wiring and remove the bolts to remove the motor from the frame. To install:
  5. Temporarily connect the wiring and run the motor. When the wiper switch is turned OFF, the motor will stop in the parked position.
  6. Install the motor and connect the linkage.
  7. Run the motor again and make sure the arms and blades are properly positioned when the motor stops.
After looking at the schematics, I couldn't determine which subsystem may be causing your problem with the headlights. There is a daytime running lamps subsystem, but I am not sure if that's i have a 1998 golf mk4 1.9 tdi. the electrics seem - prev.gifthe problem. There are fuses involved but not sure if that's the problem.

There's a solid statei have a 1998 golf mk4 1.9 tdi. the electrics seem - next.gifht switch, but I'm not sure if that's a problem.

On the headlight issue, if it doesn't come back, just consider it a bug or glitch.

Have you had a battery changed on it recently?
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