3.24. Check of a state, adjustment and replacement of brushes of screen wipers

Measurement of a tilt angle of the plane of the lever to the surface of glass

1 — a key
2 — the screen wiper lever
3 — the lock screw

On brushes of screen wipers the road film collects over time, reducing efficiency of their work therefore brushes should be washed out regularly in the soft cleaning solution.

Check of a condition of brushes and starting position of the lever of a screen wiper


1. Assemblies of screen wipers with brushes have to look round regularly. If survey revealed existence of hardenings or cracks on rubber of brushes, replace brushes. If at survey nothing unusual is revealed, wet a windshield, include screen wipers, let's them work a little, and switch off them. Or strips on pure glass indicate an uneven trace from brushes on glass that brushes should be replaced.
2. If brushes insufficiently well clear a windshield, then the following reasons of it are possible.
When passing by the car of an automatic sink on a windshield wax particles got. These particles can be removed at addition in liquid of windscreen washer of the detergent having property to dissolve wax.
Filling of the tank of liquid for purification of glasses with voskorastvoryayushchy properties can significantly improve action of screen wipers. Fat-dissolving cleaners are not able to purify glass completely.
3. Damage of brushes can be also the cause of bad purification of glasses, brushes should be replaced.
4. During operation of the mechanism of screen wipers there can be a weakening of fixing nuts therefore they should be checked and as necessary to tighten every time when checking brushes (address Heads the Suspension bracket and steering and the Body for more detailed information on operation of the mechanism of screen wipers).