Equinox 2005-2007, Torrent 2006-07

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Remove the wiper arms.
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  3. Remove the air inlet grille.
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  5. Remove the wiper module mounting bolts and lift the module away from the cowl.
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  7. Disconnect the wiring harness rosebud clip from the wiper module frame.
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  9. Disconnect the wiper module electrical connector at the motor.

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    Fig. Remove the mounting bolts to remove the wiper system module.

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  11. Remove the wiper motor to crank nut.
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  13. Remove the two wiper motor to wiper module frame bolts.
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  15. Remove the wiper motor from the wiper module.

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    Fig. Remove the crank nut and mounting bolts to remove the wiper motor from the wiper module.

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To install:

  1. Position the motor to the wiper module.
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  3. Install the two mounting bolts and tighten to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
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  5. Install the crank arm nut and tighten to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm).
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  7. Connect the wiper module electrical connector to the motor.
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  9. Connect the wire harness rosebud clip to the wiper module frame.
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  11. Install the wiper module assembly into the plenum.
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  13. Install the fasteners attaching the wiper module assembly to the plenum and tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
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  15. Turn the key to RUN position and cycle wiper system to ensure motor is in the park position.
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  17. Install the air inlet screens.
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  19. Install the wiper arms.
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