Camry 2008-2009

Wiper Motor

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the nut and both wiper arm and blade assemblies.
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  5. Disengage both the claws and remove both the front fenders to cowl side seals.
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  7. Disengage the two clips and four claws, remove the right cowl top ventilator louver.
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  9. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector.
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  11. Remove the 4 bolts and the windshield wiper motor and link assembly.

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    Fig. Windshield wiper motor and link assembly

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  13. Using a screwdriver wrapped with protective tape, separate the rod of the wiper link assembly from the windshield wiper motor assembly as shown in the illustration.
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  15. Move the crank arm in to vertical position.
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  17. Remove the 3 bolts and the windshield wiper motor assembly from the windshield wiper link assembly.
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To install:

  1. Install the windshield wiper motor assembly with the 3 bolt and tighten to 48 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  3. Move the crank arm into the horizontal position.
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  5. Apply MP grease to the crank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor assembly.
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  7. Install the No. 2 windshield wiper link rod to the pivot of the windshield wiper motor assembly.
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  9. Install the windshield wiper motor and link assembly with the 4 bolts and tighten to 66 inch lbs. (7.5 Nm).
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  11. Connect the wiper motor connector.
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  13. Engage the 4 claws and two clips, install the cowl top ventilator louver sub-assembly.
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  15. Engage both the claws and install both the front fenders to cowl side seals.
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  17. Install the wiper arm and blade assembly, as follows:
    1. Operate the wiper, and stop the windshield wiper motor assembly at the automatic stop position.
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    3. Clean the wiper arm serrations.
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    5. Clean the wiper pivot serrations with a wire brush (before reinstalling).
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    7. Install the wiper arm blade assembly with the nut at the position as shown in the illustration and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm). Hold the arm hinge by hand to fasten the nut.
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  19. Operate the front wipers while spraying washer fluid on the windshield glass. Make sure that the front wipers function properly and the wipers do not come into contact with the vehicle body.

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    Fig. Wiper arm and blade position-Ceramic edge



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    Fig. Wiper arm and blade position-Louver edge

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