We will try again in this article to help you to remedy the small problems related to your car. We have recently seen how to unblock a fuel door, or a tank cap, in this article we will concentrate on an annoying issue that can be dangerous in bad weather conditions, being a victim of wiper stuck on Mini Countryman . And to correct this, we will first try to figure out why the wipers on your Mini Countryman remain stuck and, secondly, how to unblock them.


Why does the wiper of my Mini Countryman stay stuck?

So we will begin our article with the reasons of the stuck wipers of your Mini Countryman . To begin with we will concentrate on the front wipers and in a second time on the rear wiper.

Why are the front wipers on my Mini Countryman stuck in up or down position?

We will go through one after the other the different problems that can trigger the front wipers of your Mini Countryman to get stuck :

  • One of the most general motives of front wipers getting stuck on your Mini Countryman is related to the engine that drives them, in reality, these engines can, over time, lose power, and sooner or later need to be changed. You should notice before the total blockage of your windshield wipers that they work much slower.
  • Less general, but it can still happen, is that your front wiper blades are blocked due to an object that prevents the blades from working, have a look up to the axis of the blades.
  • If it is a lack of lubrication, you will discover that your front wipers are going slower, verify fairly quickly the trigger of the problems or else the engines will be forced and damaged.
  • It is possible that the front wipers of your Mini Countryman may not function due to a defective comodo. To check this, you need to disconnect the output wires and connect them together, if the wipers are working, the comodo is responsible for the problem.
  • Finally, last opportunity, the front wipers of your Mini Countryman are blocked due to a power failure, so you will have to verify two auto parts, the relay and the fuse.

Why is the rear window wiper on my Mini Countryman stuck?

Concerning the stuck rear window wiper of your Mini Countryman , the origins of your problems are more or less the same. Nevertheless there is only one wiper blade at the rear of your car, there are still some dedicated auto parts that can trigger problems only on the rear windshield of your Mini Countryman. So, remember to carry out the same investigations as seen in the previous part of this article.

What can I do to unlock the wiper on my Mini Countryman?

At last, for this second section, we will see what solutions are available to you to ensure that the wipers on your Mini Countryman are unlocked and that they function effectively again.

How to unlock the wipers of my Mini Countryman?

If it is for the front windshield wipers or the rear windshield wiper, the solutions will be the same and we will highlight them one by one in this part, it is up to you to adapt them to the part that concerns you. If you have other blocking problems such as a fuel door stuck on Mini Countryman, do not hesitate to consult our article on this issue.

  • In this case, you will have to find the engine, then disconnect the power cables of this one (be cautious there must be several of them related to the different speeds of sweeping), then remove the brushes and the linkage. At last, you will have to unscrew these anchoring points which are generally fixed on silentblocks and reassemble a new wiper motor on your Mini Countryman
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  • In this scenario, it will be quite very easy but expensive to replace your commodo, the part generally costs around 200€, once tested you will be able to disassemble your commodo by removing the cover from the back of the steering wheel then disconnecting it and removing it with the fixing screws, you will just have to reassemble the new one.
  • Mini Countryman wiper blocked due to a power failure: In this last scenario, you will have to find the origin of the failure (fuse or relay) and replace the defective part


In the event that you have any further questions about the Mini Countryman, do not hesitate to consult our Mini Countryman category.