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Old 03-05-2017, 04:53 PM   #1
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Replacement Wiper Arm

In a sudden fit of ignorance I managed to break the drivers side wiper arm on my 2007 Hurricane 34B. It is a dual arm system with external sprayer tubing, roughly 32" arms. I would like to replace them both but have had trouble tracking them down. Any ideas where I might look, who I might call?
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Old 03-05-2017, 05:53 PM   #2
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I had to replace mine on a '91 HR. I did a google search for that type of arm and found a place in WA St., the factory. Can't remember who but I think there were just two choices.

Got their service guy. Wasn't expecting much. He needed the exact measurement of each component and a little other stuff. Turns out they probably originally made it or knew who did. He said they would have to make it and how fast did I need it. No hurry I said. He asked if a week would be fine, I said wonderful. He asked me to go out and measure again before we completed the order. I order a pair.

In less than a week I had them including all the nuts and bolts. Turns out they make those systems for the RV industry, fire trucks etc. and he even was aware of the model I had. It was the most pleasant and expert buying experience I ever had and I told him so.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:54 PM   #3
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That's great advice, narrows the search a lot. I will see what I can find in Washington :-)
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Old 03-06-2017, 02:25 AM   #4
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Replacement Wiper Arm

pmmarkus,

i did the same thing on our 2015 Thor Axis. I called Thor and they replaced the arm complete with a new wiper blade at no cost. It's worth a try calling them. They will at least know which arm to send to you. Thor was very helpful. Getting the arm off of the gear will be the hardest part. I was so afraid that I would crack the windshield if I used too much leverage; so I used a fly wheel pulley. It worked like a charm.

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Old 07-20-2017, 06:28 PM   #5
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pmmarkus,

i did the same thing on our 2015 Thor Axis. I called Thor and they replaced the arm complete with a new wiper blade at no cost. It's worth a try calling them. They will at least know which arm to send to you. Thor was very helpful. Getting the arm off of the gear will be the hardest part. I was so afraid that I would crack the windshield if I used too much leverage; so I used a fly wheel pulley. It worked like a charm.

Machlin
what was the cost of the new replacement arm and what department did you contact, I spoke with thor regarding my 2015 Axis windshield that has a stress crack and they said that they were not warranty mine but have in the past reading other blogs.
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Old 10-08-2017, 12:27 AM   #6
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pmmarkus and 2015Axis,

I called Thor (phone number was found in my paperwork) and they sent me a new wiper arm at no cost. Whew

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Old 10-08-2017, 12:44 AM   #7
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How do you break a wiper arm?
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:52 PM   #8
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And where do you find new blades?
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Old 10-10-2017, 12:06 AM   #9
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Replacement Wiper Arm

If you raise the wiper blade to a position perpendicular to the windshield, the spring will break. Please don't try it.

All of my cars allow the wiper arm to be perpendicular to the windshield. The Thor Axis does not.

Machlin

I stopped by Walmart today and they do not have 33" blades. Next, an Auto Parts store.
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