Volkswagen Golf/Jetta 2 manual

Wiper arms - removal and refitting
Body electrical systems / Wiper arms - removal and refitting


1 Ensure that the wiper arms are in their parked position then remove the wiper blade.

2 Lift the hinged cover and unscrew the nut (see illustration).

26.2 Undo wiper arm nut . . .
26.2 Undo wiper arm nut . . .

3 Ease the wiper arm from the spindle, taking care not to damage the paintwork (see illustration).

26.3 . . . and withdraw arm from spindle
26.3 . . . and withdraw arm from spindle

4 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

5 In the parked position, the end of the wiper arm (ie. middle of the blade), should be positioned as shown (see illustration).

26.5 Windscreen wiper blade setting positions
26.5 Windscreen wiper blade setting positions

a = 55.0 mm
b = 59.0 mm

6 On the rear window, the dimension should be measured at the points shown (see illustration).

26.6 Rear window wiper adjustment position
26.6 Rear window wiper adjustment position

a = 15.0 mm


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