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#1162393 - 26/01/2011 22:50 Does rear wiper have to work to pass MOT?
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As topic, not for the coupe but wifey's V40, I replaced the central electronic module to fix one faulty headlight but now the rear wiper doesn't work (but rear washer OK) it's all controlled by same CEM and just waiting for another to come up cheaply...

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#1162409 - 26/01/2011 23:24 Re: Does rear wiper have to work to pass MOT? [Re: DaveG]
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No, it doesn't need to be working smile
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#1162435 - 27/01/2011 04:04 Re: Does rear wiper have to work to pass MOT? [Re: Theresa]
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I'll second that - the rear wiper is not testable... Just make sure it's not hanging off or something silly.

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#1162521 - 27/01/2011 11:42 Re: Does rear wiper have to work to pass MOT? [Re: DaveG]
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Originally Posted By: DaveG
As topic, not for the coupe but wifey's V40, I replaced the central electronic module to fix one faulty headlight but now the rear wiper doesn't work (but rear washer OK) it's all controlled by same CEM and just waiting for another to come up cheaply...


We had that too, turns out they sent us the S40 CEM box which has no rear wiper
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#1162540 - 27/01/2011 12:20 Re: Does rear wiper have to work to pass MOT? [Re: DanDan]
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OK, should be fine then.

I also got an S40 box, but strange how the rear wash works when the S40 doesn't have one? Both boxes have the same part number. I'll probably bodge the old box to use the one good output for the headlight to operate both sides via a relay, or I could try prising open the box and replacing internal relay components, shame they are so unreliable/expensive!

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