Dodge Omni/Horizon/Rampage 1978-1989 Repair Guide

Front Wiper Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Lift the arm to permit the latch to be pulled out to the holding position, then release.
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Fig. Fig. 1 Lift the arm to permit the latch to be pulled out to the holding position, then release



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Fig. Fig. 2 Check that the blades do not hit the outer windshield moulding, if they do, remove the arms and start the adjusting process over

  1. Remove the arm from the pivot using a rocking motion.
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  3. The arm should be up off the windshield so not to scratch the surface.
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To install:

  1. Position the arm on the pivot shaft.
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  3. Push down the arm in place, make sure it is secure.
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  5. Run the motor to the park position.
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  7. Adjust the arm by measuring the distance from the bottom of the windshield moulding. The distance should be 1 / 2 -2 1 / 2 in. (13-63mm).
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  9. Operate the wipers at low speed.
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  11. Check that the blades do not hit the outer windshield moulding, if they do, remove the arms and start the adjusting process over.
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