GM Chevy Mid-Size Cars 1964-1988 Repair Guide

Wiper Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1964-67
  1. Make certain that the wiper motor is in park position, then disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arm and blade assemblies from the transmission shaft.
  4.  
  5. Remove the plenum chamber grille.
  6.  
  7. Detach the linkage from the wiper crank arm.
  8.  
  9. Remove the transmission retaining screws, lower the assembly into the plenum chamber, and remove the unit.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the unit and raise the assembly into the plenum chamber, then install the transmission retaining screws.
  2.  
  3. Attach the linkage to the wiper crank arm.
  4.  
  5. Install the plenum chamber grille.
  6.  
  7. Install the wiper arm and blade assemblies to the transmission shaft.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

1968 and Later
  1. Make sure that the wiper motor is in the park position.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wiper arm and blade assemblies from the transmission. On the articulated left arm assemblies, remove the carburetor type clip retaining the pinned arm to the blade arm.
  6.  
  7. If equipped, remove the plenum chamber air intake grille or screen.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the nuts retaining the crank arm drive rod ball stud to the linkage, then detach the linkage.
  10.  
  11. Remove the transmission retaining screws. Lower the transmission and drive rod assemblies into the plenum chamber.
  12.  
  13. Remove the transmission and linkage from the plenum chamber through the cowl opening.
  14.  

To install:
  1. Install the transmission and linkage to the plenum chamber through the cowl opening.
  2.  
  3. Raise the transmission and drive rod assemblies into position, then install the retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Make sure the linkage and crank arm are both in the park position, then attach the linkage to the crank arm and tighten the retaining nuts.
  6.  
  7. If equipped, install the plenum chamber air intake grille or screen.
  8.  
  9. Install the wiper arm and blade assemblies to the transmission.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  

 
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