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Hi

Has anyone come across this, when you use the wipers, smoke comes out of the steering wheel console.

What replacement part could it be, the arm?

It looks like it could have been over heating for quite a while as the plastic has gone a funny shape.

The steering column casing may even be glued, if someone has had it off before.

Any links or tips would be most appreciated.

Cheers.

Check through search, nothing seemed to come up.
 

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If it's coming out by the steering wheel console I think it's more likely a relay or switch rather than the wiper itself!

There was something similar a while back, do a quick search and I'm sure you'll find it!
 

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Hi

Yes it comes out just where the arm comes out the plastic casing.

I thought I was seeing things !.
 

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Spoke to VW, said there wasn't a relay just there.

May be a build of dust, I hope or loose wire.
 

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reckon the switch is burning mate.drop the casing off and try it again to pin point the source.dont use it mate as u may burn the loom past the connectors and that will make it more complicated to repair.
 

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Hi

I will try that tomorrow.

Hopefully the switch will stand out.

I used it later on today and seemed okay.

You are right, knowing my luck the whole loom will burn out.

Cheers
 
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