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wiper arm removal and cable into cab?

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Post Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:59 pm
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Two questions in one post really RCZ'ers ! bit cheeky but here goes anyway....

Firstly - I'm trying to get four cables ( only small - parking sensor cables ) into the fuse box on the passenger side. This is where the parking sensor ecu is. Does anyone know a way to get the cables in ??

Secondly and loosely related to the first - there is a way but it is behind the wiper motor, to get at this you need to remove the wiper blade arm. This is the problem - does anyone know how to remove the arm? I'm guessing it's a small puller of some type, usually the shaft is splined and just pushes on, but I have had no luck at all lifting the arm.

Any help would be brilliant as I'm stuck... If there is another way in which is easier - ish and does not involve removing the wiper motor etc, then please let me know...

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for the cables to the cabin, without drilling, I would suggest the firewall gromet. Can't help about locations, as I don't have the RCZ anymore.
few info here:
http://peugeotrczforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=7440

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for the cables to the cabin, without drilling, I would suggest the firewall grommet. Can't help about locations, as I don't have the RCZ anymore.
few info here:
http://peugeotrczforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=7440


Hey Thanks Marinipersonal, just what I thought, my cables go through behind the Wiper motor, and I thought a puller was needed because there is no other way the wiper arm assembly is coming off.. Thanks for the link - the pics have gone but I know exactly where it is as I disconnected the unit from another z = so had to reverse wire it so to speak.. The end is nigh, just need a puller and job about done.
1 day tops....

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I've got a puller, and after 2 hours on Friday I've decided my wiper arms can stay where they are..

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Post Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:16 pm
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What was you doing RCZIain ?

I've just bought one off fleabay coming weds along with some wire splicer crimps - sorted - I hope !!!
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Post Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:19 pm
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My wiper arms look a bit faded, I was going to re spray them.

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Post Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:29 pm
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So I'm guessing you couldn't get them off - even with a puller??? Oh crap, this is the only bit stopping me having to take it to the dreaded garage. - Doh in more ways than one !!

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Post Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:32 pm
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Nope. Wouldn't even budge.

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Post Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:38 pm
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I'll let you know how I get on - either wed / thurs / friday ??? I must say I have tried a few things already and it never moved a bit. I don't think you can heat it up either it's not in such a good place.
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Post Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:49 pm
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The ones on my 508 were a twat, but at least they came off.

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