The poor quality bearings on your vehicles wiper linkage rods wear causing the linkage arms to pop off.
The original soft plastic bush bearings on each end of the two wiper linkage push rods wear down leading to the push rods popping off of their respective ball joint. It is a very common fault on this model. Until now the only option was to buy a whole new wiper mechanism (many customers being quoted £300!) which would just fail again due to same poor-quality components.
Symptoms of the fault
The symptoms of this fault are very obvious; windscreen wipers simply not working, only one windscreen wiper working, the windscreen wiper movement is erratic or juddering with the wiper link popping off frequently. Wiper motor can be heard working but no wiper movement. Upon inspecting the linkage mechanism, you will see one or both of the linkage rods hanging off.
Vehicles affected and compatibility
Nissan Qashqai inc +2 all models J10 JJ10 2007 to 2015.
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Fit our high-quality replacement push rods and restore your wipers.
Our high-quality rods simply push fit on and replace the original worn out rods; this is a very simple process, with full instructions included. Save the cost of a complete replacement mechanism that would just fail again. Our rods are fitted with upgraded high-quality plastic bearings giving a smoother wipe, a vast improvement over the OEM part, designed to last the life of the vehicle not the life of the vehicles warranty.
We have noticed that the ball joint size on the motor part of the linkage can vary. We therefore include an additional bearing bush in case it is the larger size so you can be confident our part will fit your linkage. The best solution to this very common fault.
You will receive
2x Rods fitted with high quality plastic bearings
1x Larger bearing bush
Step 1: Remove the Old Wiper Linkage Rods
Remove the old wiper arms, one or two joints will likely be loose already, the others will pull off easily. If any resist lever off with spanner, pry tool or screwdriver.
Step 2: Fit Our Replacement Rods
Position our rods on to the ball joints and press on to the ball joints using a pair of grip pliers. The final image in this stage shows how the mechanism should look with our rods fitted correctly.
If you need any further guidance on this install or would like to purchase the parts shown please call us on +44 01843 446643 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also check out our instruction guide on YouTube. www.x8r.co.uk
Installation is carried out at installers risk, if unsure please contact us or a professional, X8R Ltd cannot be held responsible for any adverse result of installing this product or any injuries caused by install, if in doubt ask a professional. All images and texts are copyright X8R Ltd 2018