were'z the rear wiper relay hiding ( now sorted thanks )

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were'z the rear wiper relay hiding ( now sorted thanks )

Post by citronut » Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:39 pm

i cant find the rear wiper relay on my 92 TZD,

the BOL says its behind and to the left of the instrument cluster, cant see it there, or up under the dash against the O/S A post were im sure the earlier ones used to live

regards malcolm
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Re: were'z the rear wiper relay hiding

Post by citsncycles » Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:58 pm

You are right about the early cars having the relay on the RH pillar, but I'm afraid that I don't know exactly where the later ones are.
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Re: were'z the rear wiper relay hiding

Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:30 pm

Glovebox out, and it's a blue relay (on the 2 or 3 I've seen) between the glovebox and the heater matrix assembly, fastened on the rear face of the dashboard.
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Re: were'z the rear wiper relay hiding

Post by citronut » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:38 am

ok thanks i will delve ooop under there leter on today and report my finding or not back :wink:

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Post by Defender110 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:29 pm

Don't get lost! :lol:
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Re: were'z the rear wiper relay hiding

Post by citronut » Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:23 pm

yep ots a blue'n alright,
its a right BBBBB to get at the screw fixing it to the back face of the dash though,

there is current at two of its terminalswith the switch powered up, then when touching one of the other terminals with the test light it powers up,

seems like its lost its earth feed somewhere along the line,

any suggestions, pretty please [-o< :wink:

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Re: were'z the rear wiper relay hiding

Post by David » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:34 pm

Is this on the estate versions only? I don't remember seeing a blue relay behind my dash when I had it out last week.
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Re: were'z the rear wiper relay hiding ( now sorted thanks )

Post by citronut » Thu Apr 03, 2014 6:12 pm

SORTED

this sure was a lake of an earth feed to the relay, i traced it to the earth block at the left of the steering column,
it was all but hanging on in there by the skin of its teeth,

now just need to sort both rear door central locking not functioning,

but we will continue that story in the other thread running at the mo on central locking :) :wink: :wink:

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curent ride
K reg BX 17TD TZD est
also own
K reg D special

no longer have
H reg CX saffari 2.5 TRI (now gone to Malaysia)
R reg xantia 1.9TD est (gone to meet its maker)