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Volvo V70 (53 reg) rear wiper has stopped working. Can hear motor trying to turn it but wiper blade doesn't move? Is this something simple I can fix myself?

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  • ralphyboy Nov 02, 2008

    Hi there I have the same problem on my V70, I stripped the whole motor assembly down and found that there was aplastic cog on which the teeth had worn, sounds like you have the same problem.

    You cannot order this cog on its own, so have to order the complete motor, this could cost you £ 180 but isnt difficult to fit.

  • Beagler Dec 28, 2008

    I too have this problem. Where the motor's brass worm screw turns on the large round white plastic gear, about an inch of the white gear has a groove in the centre worn by the worm screw. I expect a piece of crud got between the two to cause this. The motor itself (Volvo 8667188) has markings on it Made in Czech Republic, PAL, 443122291017, 0403-STL1A1165. My Internet search of these didn't come up with anything. I may try my son's suggestion of filling the groove with epoxy and filing to shape the gear teeth - nothing to lose if it doesn't work and if it does and lasts a few years, may be able to find a replacement cheaper by that time.

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No you would have to pull the motor to make sure its working but it sounds like what you may be hearing is like a humming sound where its trying to work but not.

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