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Old 03-01-2014, 02:46 PM
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Question 2009 X3 lift gate washer/wiper doesn't work

The lift-gate washer/wiper stopped working. Checked applicable fuses-okay. Rear window heat still works okay. Front washers/wipers okay.
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Old 03-01-2014, 03:16 PM
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Must either be the multi-function stalk switch has failed or a wire has got pinched somewhere around the hatch.
(The wiring for both the washer and the wiper must come into the hatch up around the hinges.)

I'd think the switch is more likely the problem.

That forward position for the rear wiper & washers maybe has a tough time - more force unintentionally used on the contacts when pushing, as opposed to pulling for the front washers?
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