We will try again in this article to help you to solve the small problems associated with your car. We have recently discovered how to unblock a fuel door, or a tank cap, in this article we will focus on an irritating issue that can be dangerous in bad climate conditions, being a victim of wiper stuck on Volkswagen Beetle . And to correct this, we will first try to figure out why the wipers on your Volkswagen Beetle remain stuck and, secondly, how to unblock them.


Why does the wiper of my Volkswagen Beetle stay stuck?

So we will start our article with the explanations of the stuck wipers of your Volkswagen Beetle . To begin with we will focus on the front wipers and in a second time on the rear wiper.

Why are the front wipers on my Volkswagen Beetle stuck in up or down position?

We will move through one after the other the different problems that can bring about the front wipers of your Volkswagen Beetle to get stuck :

  • One of the most common motives of front wipers getting stuck on your Volkswagen Beetle is associated with the engine unit that drives them, in fact, these engines can, over time, lose power, and eventually need to be changed. You should find out before the total blockage of your windshield wipers that they work much slower.
  • Less common, but it can still happen, is that your front wiper blades are blocked as a result of an object that prevents the blades from functioning, examine up to the axis of the blades.
  • If it is a lack of lubrication, you will find 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 Volkswagen Beetle may not operate as a result of a defective comodo. To check this, you need to disconnect the output wires and connect them together, if the wipers are functioning, the comodo is to blame for the problem.
  • Finally, last possibility, the front wipers of your Volkswagen Beetle are blocked as a result of a power failure, so you will have to verify two parts, the relay and the fuse.

Why is the rear window wiper on my Volkswagen Beetle stuck?

Concerning the stuck rear window wiper of your Volkswagen Beetle , the origins of your complications are more or less the same. Nevertheless there is just one wiper blade at the rear of your car, there are still some dedicated parts that can bring about problems just on the rear windshield of your Volkswagen Beetle. So, make sure to execute the same inspections as discovered in the previous part of this article.

What can I do to unlock the wiper on my Volkswagen Beetle?

Finally, for this second part, we will see what solutions are available to you to make certain that the wipers on your Volkswagen Beetle are unlocked and that they operate effectively again.

How to unlock the wipers of my Volkswagen Beetle?

Whether it is for the front windshield wipers or the rear windshield wiper, the solutions will be the same and we will highlight them one after the other 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 Volkswagen Beetle, do not hesitate to consult our article on this issue.

  • In this case, you will have to identify the engine unit, then disconnect the power cables of this one (be careful there must be some of them associated with the different speeds of sweeping), then take out the brushes and the linkage. Finally, you will have to unscrew these anchoring points which are generally fixed on silentblocks and reassemble a new wiper motor on your Volkswagen Beetle
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  • In this situation, it will be quite basic 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.
  • Volkswagen Beetle wiper blocked due to a power failure: In this last situation, you will have to identify the origin of the failure (fuse or relay) and replace the defective part


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