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    Not being rude but can anyone get trade? Wiper linkage broke on car tonight!!!! ( stupid ball socket design) and vauxhall want £90!!!!!!!!

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    tiewraps will hold it in place long enough for you to get a new one or longer if you don't bother getting one

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    how do you manage to remove teh wiper arms to get at the linkage? i have removed the bolt but for some reason teh arms sem stuck fast is there a secret to removing them,?
    thanks (and sorry for jacking ya post)

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    Shouldn't need to, mine went a couple of months ago, all I did was open the bonnet, pull off the rubber strip at the front of the scuttle panel, lift that up and reach in and tie wrap the joint back together. Two minute job and it's still working quite happily
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    Try folding plastic bag a few times, put it over the ball and press the socket over it. This method worked for me for over a year.

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    this has happend to me to
    i am currentley using a plastic bag in the ball socket as a tempory repair but could someone explain how to cable tie the ball socket together

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    yeah they do, basically i just gotta yank at it!

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