REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
- Remove the wiper arm cover to access the retaining nut.
- Loosen the retaining nut, then gently pry on the wiper arm to separate it from the splines on the wiper arm shaft.
- Remove the wiper arm from the car.
- Turn the ignition switch ON .
The ON/OFF cycling of the wiper motor will locate the wiper mounting arm and shaft in the park position.
- Turn the wiper motor ON and allow it to cycle several times, then turn the motor OFF .
- Turn the ignition switch OFF .
- Install the wiper arm and nut onto the shaft, then tighten the retaining nut to 12-14 ft. lbs. (16-20 Nm).
- Check the operation and, if necessary, adjust the park position.
- Install the wiper arm cover.
See Figures 6, 7 and 8
- Rotate the wiper blade until it is perpendicular with the wiper arm.
- Use a small prytool to depress the tab and release the hooked end of the wiper arm from the wiper blade holder.
- Disconnect the hooked end of the wiper arm by pulling down on the wiper blade frame.
- Separate the wiper blade from the wiper arm.
- Attach the wiper blade to the arm.
- Engage the hooked end of the arm to the blade holder, making sure the tab engages.
- Place the blade in its normal position. Turn the wiper motor ON and check for proper wiper operation.
See Figure 9
- Remove the wiper arm.
- Turn the wiper motor ON and allow the wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft to cycle three or four times, then turn the motor OFF .
- Place the wiper arm on the pivot shaft with the tip of the wiper blade 1.12-1.28 in. (28-32mm) above the edge of the cowl top panel.
Make sure the wiper arm and blade assembly is aligned with the wiper arm shaft so that the wiper shaft splines are fully seated.
- Install the wiper arm.