Chrysler Colt/Vista 1990-1993 Repair Information

Windshield Wiper Motor

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The wiper motor may be located on either the right or left side of the front deck, depending upon the year and model. A wiper removing hole is provided to gain access to the linkage for removal purposes.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4



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Fig. Fig. 1: Windshield wiper system - 1990-92 Colt hatchback and sedan



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Fig. Fig. 2: Windshield wiper system - 1990 Colt Wagon



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Fig. Fig. 3: Windshield wiper system - 1990-91 Vista



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Fig. Fig. 4: Windshield wiper system - 1992-93 Vista

  1. Remove the wiper arm assemblies.
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  3. Remove the front cowl trim plate.
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  5. Remove the pivot shaft mounting nuts and push the pivot shaft toward the inside.
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  7. Disconnect the linkage from the motor and lift out the linkage.
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  9. Unbolt and remove the motor.
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  11. Install the motor. Connect the linkage and mount the pivots. Install the cowl trim plate and wiper arm assemblies.When installing the arms, the at-rest position of the blade tips-to-windshield molding should be:

    Vista Passenger's side: 30mm; Driver's side: 25mm
     
    Colt Passenger's side: 20mm; Driver's side: 15mm
     

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