BMW X3 2005

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Check that the wiper motor is in the parked position.
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    The negative battery cable
     
    The cowl panel cover
     
    The heater bulkhead
     
    The electrical plug connection (1)
     
    The mounting bolt (2)

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    Fig. Removing electrical connection (1) and bolt (2) for the removal wiper motor

     

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  7. Fit rubber grommet (1) of wiper mechanism on pin (2).

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    Fig. Removing wiper mechanism from motor assembly using rubber grommet (1) and pin (2)

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  9. Remove nuts holding wiper motor.
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  11. Remove wiper motor through opening in heater bulkhead.

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    Fig. Location of mounting nuts for removal of wiper motor assembly

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To install:

  1. Place wiper motor into position. Tighten nuts to 88 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  3. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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