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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Adjusting wiper arms

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
  Note
If it is necessary for the wiper motor to run during the working procedure, the bonnet must be closed, as otherwise the power supply to the wiper motor will be interrupted.
The working procedure is described for LHD vehicles. For RHD vehicles, similar steps apply.
–  Deactivate APP function → Chapter.
–  Removing wiper arms → Chapter.
–  Switch on ignition.
–  Actuate “flick wipe” function and allow wiper motor to move to its end position.
–  Switch off ignition.
–  Fit wiper arm together with attached wiper blade onto wiper shaft.
–  Align wiper blade as follows against the windscreen:
  Note
 

Adjusting wiper arms

The specified setting for the wiper blade park position -a- must be measured and adjusted between the middle of the wiper blade tip -1- and the bottom edge of the window.
  Adjusting wiper arms
Driver side
Distance -a- between middle of wiper rubber -1- and upper edge of plenum chamber cover -2- on driver side -B- must be 10±5 mm.
–  Adjust wiper blade park position by moving wiper arm if necessary.
 

Adjusting wiper arms

Front passenger side
Distance -a- between middle of wiper rubber -1- and upper edge of plenum chamber cover -2- on driver side -B- must be 10±5 mm.
–  Adjust wiper blade park position by moving wiper arm if necessary.
  Note
The dimensions given here indicate the distance between the tip of the wiper blades (driver and front passenger sides) and the plenum chamber cover at the bottom edge of the windscreen.
Front passenger side: dimension -A- = 10 mm ± 5 mm.
Driver side: dimension -B- = 10 mm ± 5 mm.
 

Adjusting wiper arms

–  Tighten nuts -2- for wiper arms -1-.
–  Switch on ignition.
–  Actuate “flick wipe” function and allow wiper arms move to their end position.
–  Switch off ignition.
–  Check wiper arm adjustment again and correct, if necessary.
–  Press caps -3- onto wiper arms.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - windscreen wiper system“
 

Adjusting wiper arms

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