ES300 1992-1997

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Unscrew the nuts and remove the wiper blades and arms.
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  5. Remove the wiper arms.
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  7. Using a clip remover tool, remove the eleven cowl louver retaining clips and the weather stripping.
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  9. Remove the remaining clips and pull the cowl out and forward.
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  11. Remove the wiper link retaining bolts.
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  13. Disconnect the wiper motor electrical lead and then remove the four motor mounting bolts.
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  15. Connect the claw on the link to the panel, disconnect the motor from the link and remove it. Remove the link through the service hole.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the wiper and washer system

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To install:

  1. Slide the link through the service hole and install the bolts.
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  3. Slide on the wire protector, hook the link claw on the panel and reconnect the motor. Install the bolts.
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  5. Position the cowl with the two clips, install the weather-stripping and install the remaining clips.
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  7. Install the wiper arm and blade assembly and tighten the retaining nuts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  11. Check the wiper motor for proper operation.
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