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Old 20-10-2006   #1
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Punto Mk2 Wiper Problem

I have recently acquired a 1.2 X-reg Punto and I found The FIAT Forum whilst looking for information about my juddering windscreen wipers. From what I read here it seems to be a common problem (The car has suffered the other common faults already because the previous owner had to fit a new clutch and head gasket!)

It seems to be an electrical problem which only happens when set on intermittent. When set to continuous the wipers are fine until you switch them off, and they judder to a halt.

Maybe I'll try taking the cover off the motor and give it a squirt of WD40 before forking out for a new one? It looks like you would undo 3 torx screws and lift off the cover. Has anyone done this and have any advice?

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Re: Punto Mk2 Wiper Problem

remove excess grease & bend pack the two contacts & it will be fine.
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Re: Punto Mk2 Wiper Problem

yeah if you can get into the motor just clean it voecontacts and regrease it with electrical contact grease not wd40
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Re: Punto Mk2 Wiper Problem

Mine has had this since I owned it!!!

Keep meaning to get it sorted...

Car won't seem right though if the wipers worked correctly somehow...
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Re: Punto Mk2 Wiper Problem

LOL yeah you get used to to things/noises then strangely miss them when they are gone!
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