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    Default Windscreen wipers snapped lol

    Jumped in the car earlier and had some icy snow covering winscreen, turned ignition on and because i'd left the wipers in the on position from the day before they started to try and move and before i could react to turn them off SNAP they both cracked where they click into the arms, luckily i still had the old ones in the boot as i only bought them 2 weeks ago lol, thought i'd share it with you guys for laughs, bit of a lesson learnt me thinks

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    bummer, mind you I was sweeping off the snow from my rear screen the other day and the rear wiper disintegrated into about 4 parts so i went and bought a new one.....however i forgot i'd already bought a new wiper 4 or so months back and never fitted it LOL, so now i have a spare waiting to be used

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    Surely you can't leave veccy wipers in the on position?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevoxsi View Post
    Surely you can't leave veccy wipers in the on position?
    You cant.

    Even if you turn the ignition off and remove the key the wipers will still park themselves.

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    U can half park them, think you have to turn ignition off, but leave key in and hold stalk down for 5-10secs??

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    Yeah thats the service mode. Confused now.....

    Edit! Having checked Richard Roberts has a Saab according to his profile!

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    yeah the wifes car caught me out with this, it's a good feature actually for the veccy when u stop and think about all the wiper rubbers you save

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    I snapped my rear wiper Yesterday when removing the snow/ice...... So of to the dealers tomoz for a new one.

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