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pa glassJunior MemberPosts: 52Joined: June 13th, 2013, 7:01 pmGet in the middle number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 1 time Beenthanked: 2 times
Hello everyone. I am brand new to this forum. I searched a little yet I did not find a lot on this subject. My worry is how to address those arms that you can not reach through a puller either because of the height of the hood or probably worse, the deep "well" that a short article might sit in avoiding the usage of a puller. I have actually spent more time than I care to admit struggling via a puller on a severe angle slipping off and also starting everywhere. If you wiggle them you have a great possibility of the crimped metal to plastic motor arm underneath snapping. If you attempt to use a torch you will melt the cowl. Sometimes I just do not recognize what to carry out. I use a puller favor equalizer sells but it breaks down pretty quick when I tap it through a hammer and also the twist rod is thin and also bends and also it is too wide to get dvery own in tright here. Anyone have a preferred tool or method for this they would certainly favor to share? Thanks for your help.
ValentineJunior MemberPosts: 8Joined: June 1fourth, 2013, 10:58 amEnter the middle number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 0 Beenthanked: 1 time
Generally I will certainly spray some silicone lubricant or indistinguishable and let it soak for a little bit while I work-related on rerelocating mouldings or prep my glass. Then I will hit the wiper arm via a rubber mallet appropriate at the "elbow"(where the arm flips up) and that typically sof10s it up sufficient to wiggle it off the wiper article. Hope it helps
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I feel your pain. I can"t recommend any type of particular tool yet if you go on " You Tube" and search for "Wiper arm removal tool" , tbelow are a some different style tools, being demonstrated, which can be of even more usage to you.
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Re: Stuck wiper arms

Postby Mariagilbert » August fourth, 2013, 1:31 am


Found it extremely irritating task to rerelocate among my wiper arms as soon as it began knocking versus the window seal. If you deserve to acquire your hands on a Battery Terminal Lifter or Pulley Removal Tool it"ll pop the arm off without damaging any type of paint/plastic (this works if the arms snapped too).I think their just a couple of quid, they seem to be quite a widespread tool for designers and mechanics if you know any type of.
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pa glassJunior MemberPosts: 52Joined: June 13th, 2013, 7:01 pmGet in the middle number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 1 time Beenthanked: 2 times
I appreciate the reply, yet I suspect your are an auto owner and also not an installer. The use of a terminal puller of some sort is just assumed. While it worked on whatever make of automobile you very own that is hardly representative of the hundreds of renders that they can not be supplied on. The trouble is that too many type of have the post set deep down in to a "well" via narrowhead sides that no puller I have come throughout is designed to access. Also they are some times too long for a puller to reach the bottom or the height of the hood is in the means so that you may need to actually remove the hood to acquire on top of the article. I am currently on my second attempt to make my very own. I have cannibalized an Equalizer brand also wiper puller to make it shorter by at least an inch and also via my very own a lot flast pullers. As I obtain it functioning I intend to work-related through Equalizer to develop them for everyone"s usage.
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benswindshieldrepairMemberPosts: 178Joined: March 1ninth, 2011, 8:01 pmEnter the middle number please (3): 3Location: Flathead Lake, Montana Has thanked: 16 times Beenthanked: 36 times
As crude as this might sound, I whack it at the joint via a rubber mallet and occasionally use a penetrant oil to aid alengthy. I find that late model Chevy"s driver side are the worst. Just don"t yank on them in the direction that they wipe or you will certainly disfind the device or strip them out. Upon reassembly, I dab a small anti-seize on them. Good luck!!
crudthugJunior MemberPosts: 5Joined: December 2sixth, 2014, 7:15 pmGet in the middle number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 0 Beenthanked: 0
This probably sounds crazy but, I use a air hammer turned way down through a flat hammer confronted bit. Make certain you reinstall the nut flush via the shaft. I understand also mobile guys could not be able to do this but you can replicate this via a regular hammer although not as effectively.
pa glassJunior MemberPosts: 52Joined: June 13th, 2013, 7:01 pmGo into the middle number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 1 time Beenthanked: 2 times
Okay, I"m trying to image this. You were saying to loosen the nut to the top of the threads? And then what perform hit via the hammer? I am picturing it simply pushing it better down if I pressed against the wiper arm. Pressing on the nut wouldn"t aid. Please intricate.I did discover an extremely nice puller that functions well many times. You have the right to check out it in the Equalizer directory I payed about $50. bucks but I think it"s $38 in Glass Technologies. It has actually 2 sets of removable arms. They are directly so it fits down in tbelow exceptionally well. Built choose a tank. I very recommend it. Well worth the cash.

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crudthugJunior MemberPosts: 5Joined: December 2sixth, 2014, 7:15 pmGet in the middle number please (3): 3 Has thanked: 0 Beenthanked: 0
Exactly. The vibration from hammer loosens the wiper arm from shaft. I"ve been making use of the air hammer approach (begin with lowest air possible and also increase till arm pops up) in the body shop for ten years currently. It"s fast and also I haven"t damaged anything. Now that I"m headed into the mobile replacement industry I"m also trying to find a puller. I can just imagine what a customer would certainly think watching making use of a hammer to remove their wipers. I would certainly usage that strategy though if every little thing else failed. Kinda choose customers don"t favor seeing their car/truck reduced in fifty percent. Sometimes that"s what is compelled.
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