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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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have 05 opel astra hatchback.washer bottle motor wont work..needs

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have 05 opel astra hatchback.washer bottle motor wont work..needs a motor but took a motor off another car which was working and u could barely hear the motor working?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 4 years ago.
Hello

souonds like the power supply to the motor is poor

I'd suggest tracing the wiring back to where it joins into the main loom checking for damage or hard sections on the wire also ensure that the connections to the motor are bright and clean

It would also be worth running a fresh wire direct from the battery to the motor to see if its then runnign strongly, to ensure that the earth of the motor is OK