Wiper arm not retracting

Asked by Nov 01, 2011 at 05:16 PM about the 1999 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 280 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Wiper arm extends but will not shorten up for top of window.  I've been told it is the wiper transmission that needs rework or replacing.

1 Answer

4,855

That wiper arm is very expensive to replace, so before you dip in your wallet try taking off the cover that covers the rod that extends and lubing it with oil ( sometimes it gets dry and sticks) It use to happen to my car too. I put some grease on the arm and it's been fine ever since.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Mercedes-Benz C-Class Questions

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Experts

#1 Lorne Grandison
Lorne Grandison
Reputation 4,770
#2 PPC123
PPC123
Reputation 3,320
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 2,420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
409 Great Deals out of 19,899 listings starting at $699
Used BMW 3 Series
977 Great Deals out of 31,676 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
167 Great Deals out of 6,470 listings starting at $2,700
Used BMW 5 Series
490 Great Deals out of 15,929 listings starting at $1,700
Used Audi A4
229 Great Deals out of 10,824 listings starting at $1,899
Used BMW M3
44 Great Deals out of 1,524 listings starting at $5,800
Used Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
22 Great Deals out of 586 listings starting at $4,495
Used Ford Mustang
461 Great Deals out of 45,641 listings starting at $1,999
Used Mercedes-Benz M-Class
178 Great Deals out of 5,177 listings starting at $2,750
Used Chevrolet Camaro
219 Great Deals out of 30,798 listings starting at $1,217
Used Honda Accord
802 Great Deals out of 84,448 listings starting at $988
Used Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
41 Great Deals out of 1,251 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 13,066 listings starting at $31,950
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 1,957 listings starting at $24,755
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 1,276 listings starting at $20,915
2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 2,366 listings starting at $13,980
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 1,727 listings starting at $12,190

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.