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Snapped wiper control arm

I snapped my wiper control arm this morning. Is it easy to fix??

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Hi there. the wiper control arm, if it is the outer one it can be easy to replace.
Just remove the cap at the bottom of the arm, there is a nut. Unscrew the nut and put the new arm on.
It's that easy!!
Ps Before you do this make sure the arm is at the position from when it start's from, that way you will have it right.

I hope it help's

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