Avalon 1995-1996

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the wiper arm.
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  7. Remove the weatherstrip.
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  9. Remove the cowl louver by pulling it forward.

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    Fig. Remove the cowl panel from the right side of the vehicle to access the motor linkage

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  11. Remove the wiper link:
    1. Remove the 6 bolts.
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    3. Disconnect the wiper motor from the wiper link.
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    5. Remove the wiper link through the service hole.

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      Fig. Remove the wiper link

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  13. Disconnect the wire harness connector, remove the 4 bolts and remove the motor.

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    Fig. Common view of the wiper motor mounted to the right side of the firewall



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    Fig. Disconnect the wiring from the wiper motor



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    Fig. Remove the wiper motor mounting bolts



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    Fig. After prying the motor from the linkage, pull the motor out

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To install:

  1. Install the wiper motor, tighten the mounting bolts and connect the connector.
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  3. Install the wiper link.
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  5. Install the cowl louver.
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  7. Install the weatherstrip.
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  9. Install the wiper arms and tighten nuts by hand. Operate the wipers ones and turn the wiper switch OFF.
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  11. Adjust the installation positions of the wiper arms to the positions shown.

    A: Approx. 1.6 in. (40 mm)
     
    B: Approx. 2.6 in. (65 mm)
     

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  13. Tighten the nuts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).

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    Fig. Adjust the installation positions of the wiper arms

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  15. Installation is the reverse of removal. Attach all components and secure.
    NOTE
    Return the motor to the PARK position before installing by cycling the motor on and off once. Do this before connecting the linkage.

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