GM Full Size Vans 1987-1997 Repair Guide

Windshield Washer Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1987-91 Models

See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disengage the electrical connection and fluid tubes from the motor.
  4.  
  5. Remove the motor from the bracket.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Windshield washer motor and related components - 1987-91 models

To install:
  1. Install the motor in the bracket, then engage the electrical connections and fluid tubes.
  2.  
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
  4.  

1992-95 Models

See Figure 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and the hose from the washer pump.
  2.  
  3. Remove the solvent container by sliding it off the bracket.
  4.  
  5. Disengage the electrical connection from the pump.
  6.  
  7. Remove the washer pump by sliding the stem up and off the seal.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 2: Windshield washer system components - 1992-95 models

To install:
  1. Install the washer pump by pushing the stem down until it is fully seated in the seal.
  2.  
  3. Engage the pump electrical connection and install the solvent container by sliding it into the bracket.
  4.  
  5. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper operation.
  6.  

1996-97 Models

See Figure 3

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the watershield from the front fender.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the solvent container-to-body bolt.
  6.  
  7. Remove the horn assembly.
  8.  
  9. If necessary, remove the main fuse panel.
  10.  
  11. If necessary, detach the master cylinder without disconnecting the lines.
  12.  
  13. If necessary, remove the fuse panel base.
  14.  
  15. Lift the solvent container up enough to access the underneath and disengage the hose and electrical connection.
  16.  
  17. Remove the container from the van and remove the pump from the container.
  18.  



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Fig. Fig. 3: Windshield washer solvent container and washer pump mounting - 1996-97 models

To install:
  1. Install the pump in the container.
  2.  
  3. Engage the electrical connection and hose, then install the container in the van.
  4.  
  5. If removed, install the fuse panel base.
  6.  
  7. If removed, install the master cylinder.
  8.  
  9. If removed, install the main fuse panel.
  10.  
  11. Install the horn assembly.
  12.  
  13. Install the container-to-body bolt and tighten it to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  14.  
  15. Install the watershield.
  16.  

 
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