Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Wiper Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Lift the wiper arm, then loosen and remove the hold-down nut.
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  3. Remove the wiper arm with a rocking motion.
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To install:
  1. Place the arm in position and install the nut, but do not tighten it yet.
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  3. Adjust the arm so that the heel of the blade is approximately 2.5-3.0 in. (64-76mm) above the windshield weatherstrip on the driver's side, or 1.25-1.75 in. (32-44mm) on the passenger's side.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Adjusting the wiper arms so they do not hit

  1. Tighten the arm slightly, but not too loosely. Turn the wipers on to see if they hit the outside margin of the windshield.
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  3. If the blade does not hit, tighten the hold-down nut the rest of the way. If the blades do hit, adjust again until they do not hit, then tighten the hold-down nut.
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