GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Rear Wiper Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the wiper arm assembly from the wiper motor drive shaft.
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  5. Remove the nut and washer from the wiper motor drive shaft.
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  7. Unfasten the liftgate glass opening upper finish molding.
  8.  
  9. Remove the electrical harness from the motor.
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  11. Remove the two screws, then guide the motor out of the tailgate recess.
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To install:

When fasteners are removed always reinstall them at the same location from which they were removed. If a fastener need replacing, always use the same fastener, or one of equal size and/or stronger that the original. If these conditions are not followed, parts or system damage could occur.

  1. Install the wiper motor in the recess of the tailgate.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the two screws to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Apply the washer and nut to the wiper shaft, then tighten to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Connect the electrical harness to the motor assembly.
  8.  
  9. Install the liftgate glass upper molding.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Attach the wiper arm to the motor drive shaft.
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  15. Reset the radio, clock, etc. as necessary.
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