Ceased rear windscreen wiper

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 141000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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Hi,

I have a problem with my rear windscreen wiper.

When I turn it on nothing happens.

All I get is a clicking noise from the glovebox BSI.

I'm wondering if the spindle has ceased.

Should you be able to move the wiper freely by hand?

It doesn't look like the wiper arm has come off the spindle at all.

Mine is just solid to move, and I'm wondering if that is right?

Would a bit of WD40 and a rubber mallet help to free anything up.

Else I might have to get I might have to replace it, but I have heard that they are not easy to remove.

Could I do it with a hand rivet gun?

Thanks
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 140000
Trim Level: Exclusive
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
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Replace the complete rear wiper motor assembly. It's easy to remove and not too difficult to fit with the correct rivets.
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