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Old 01-14-2018, 12:20 PM   #1
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Default 740 wagon rear wiper arm

The rear wiper arm on my 90 745 no longer provides sufficient pressure on the the wiper to get a good wipe. It seems like the spring has become weak. Nothing in stock at JY recently either.

Anyone solved this issue? Whats the easiest way?

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Old 01-14-2018, 03:22 PM   #2
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Old 01-16-2018, 12:43 AM   #4
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Bend the spring to get some more tension and clean the pivot on the wiper arm.
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