Commander 2006-2007

Rear Window Wiper/Washer Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  3. Remove the rear wiper arm from the rear wiper motor output shaft.
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  5. Remove the nut that secures the output shaft and the bezel to the liftgate outer panel.
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  7. Remove the bezel from the rear wiper motor output shaft.
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  9. Remove the trim panel from the liftgate inner panel.
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  11. Disconnect the liftgate wire harness connector from the rear wiper motor.
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  13. Loosen the two screws that secure the motor mounting bracket to the bracket within the liftgate.
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  15. Slide the wiper motor forward far enough to disengage the two mounting screws from the keyed holes in the bracket within the liftgate.
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  17. Remove the motor from the liftgate.
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To install:

  1. Position the rear wiper motor and mounting bracket into the liftgate as a unit with the two mounting screws loosened.
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  3. Insert the motor output shaft through the hole in the liftgate outer panel and engage the two mounting screws into the keyed holes in the bracket within the liftgate.
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  5. From the outside of the liftgate, install the bezel over the motor output shaft and engage it in the mounting hole of the liftgate outer panel.
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  7. Install and tighten the nut that secures the bezel and the output shaft to the liftgate outer panel. Tighten the nut to 43 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  9. From the inside of the liftgate, tighten the two screws that secure the motor mounting bracket to the bracket within the liftgate. Tighten the screws to 50 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  11. Reconnect the liftgate wire harness connector to the wiper motor connector receptacle.
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  13. Reinstall the trim panel onto the liftgate inner panel.
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  15. Reinstall the rear wiper arm onto the output shaft.
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  17. Reconnect the battery negative cable.
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Wiper Washer

A single washer fluid reservoir and pump are used for both the front and rear washer systems. Refer to front wiper washer.

 
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