Equinox 2005-2007, Torrent 2006-07

Rear Window Wiper/Washer Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Remove the rear wiper arm finish cap, nut, and wiper arm.
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  3. Open the liftgate, remove the trim, the fasteners and remove the liftgate trim panel.
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  5. Remove the rear wiper motor bolts.
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  7. Remove the motor by sliding the pivot shaft out of the rear window grommet.
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  9. Disconnect the electrical connector.

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    Fig. Slide the pivot shaft out of the rear window grommet to remove the rear wiper motor.

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To install:

  1. Connect the electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. Install the rear wiper motor through the rear window grommet. Tighten the wiper motor mounting bolts to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
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  5. Install the liftgate trim panel.
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  7. Install the rear wiper arm.
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Wiper Washer
  1. Remove the center high mounted stop lamp.
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  3. Disconnect the rear washer nozzle hose from the rear washer nozzle.
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  5. Rotate the rear washer nozzle 45° counterclockwise and remove the nozzle.
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  7. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
    NOTE
    Soapy water may be used as a lubricant when connecting the hose to the rear nozzle.

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