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    Do I need a rear wiper for MOT?

    Didnt really know where to post this but I managed to break the adapter while changing the rear blade the other day and cant be assed sorting it so I'm thinking of de-wipering it, will this still pass the MOT? isnt it illegal to have a defective wiper? Thanks in advance

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    Doesn't need a wiper to pass, it can't be defective if it isn't there

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    Rear wiper isn't part of the MOT so it won't fail if it's removed or not working.

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    cheers, ill ditch it when i can be assed...and when the weather is abit better

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    I took mine off just before the bad weather started. Worst decision of my life.

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    I like my rear wiper. Wouldn't be able to see out back a lot without it. Does use s lot of wash to get cleaned though and dribbles which can leave a streak which is annoying but think its because SXI spoiler has a hidden jet under a flap?!
    Do think its ugly though

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    wish i had a rear wiper sometimes

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    With miles I do and salt i think ild be lost without mine. Or get more used to side mirrors

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    So not a good idea then? I do a fair few miles aswell?

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    I've only driven one car without one, it was horrible - reversing out of my drive I couldn't see anything. It's surprising how much you need it at this time of year.
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    And I nearly got rid of it yesterday, think I better sort it out then, cheers

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    Maybe try not using it for a while, see how you get on? That way you can make a decision
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    Well its been out of action for a while but it seems more practicle to keep it

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    Might remove mines. Rear washer jet doesn't work and with limo tint on the back window i can't see much this time of year anyway

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