2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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Help.
Just when you think you have got on top of your latest Citroen, after owning this C5 for 4 months, and after replacing , l/h drive shaft, rear l/h wheel bearing, rear brake pads, alternator drive belt and tensioner, cam belt , tensioner,ideler. Water pump, engine oil and filter (3 times) in 3 k miles , autobox oil (lost count on how many times) but 39 lt till clean!
Started to enjoy the driving, then this week 8 days after cam belt job no wipers at the front!! So read all post I can find, ( plugged my carsoft in ) and got bsi faults of internal light sensor,and wper lin!, so popped them out driver's side nicely sealed so tock a little time to access, but clean inside, magnet approx 3 mm back so moved forward, reassembled and tried, no help! Next passenger side , poorly sealed so came apart easy but full of corrosion ( PCB clean) cleaned up checked magnet good ! Tried both back in car still not working!, checked all fuses all good,
So this is were I need help! Anyone any ideas??
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Re: 2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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I will need your VIN and the fault codes from the diagnostic scan. Please post your VIN in full without spaces - it will be automatically masked from public view after submitting your post & will only be visible to staff.
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Re: 2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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Hi Marc
VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]

Code. 05FF, 0043 , light sensor, OF1A windscreen wiper fault LIN between both motors
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Re: 2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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Ok, so unfortunately those aren't any recognised fault codes, so can't help with those. Ideally you need Diagbox for this sort of level of diagnostics.

Here's the wiring diagram for your vehicle in case it helps.

With the exception of the wiring codes, most of the component codes are indexed here:

PSA Electrical Diagrams - Wiring & Symbols Codes Index

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Re: 2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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Cheers Marc, I will work through wiring tomorrow, been quoted £511 each motor nice!!
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Re: 2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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Yep, not cheap
X7 wiper motor.png
(1) Front Wiper Motor (Right) Part: 6405LA, £464.89
Front Wiper Motor (Left), part: 6405LE, £464.89

VAT inclusive direct from Citroen. :(
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Re: 2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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Hi Guys
Two new motors fitted, wipers now working 👍👍
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Re: 2008 C5 x7 wipers just stopped

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Well sorted, thanks for the update.
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