GM Grand Am/Achieva/Calais/Skylark/Somerset 1985-98

Windshield Wiper Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 5

  1. Remove the wiper arm and blade assemblies as described earlier in this section.
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  3. Remove the cowl cover, if necessary for access. There are screws and fasteners to be removed.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Using a suitable tool, detach the cowl fasteners, then ...



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Fig. Fig. 2: ... remove the cowl cover from the vehicle

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the wiper arm drive link from the crank arm.
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  5. Detach the connectors from the motor.
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Fig. Fig. 3: Disconnect the motor wiring

  1. Unfasten the wiper motor attaching bolts/screws.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Unfasten the motor retaining bolts, then ...

  1. Remove the wiper motor and crank arm by guiding the assembly through the access hole in the upper shroud panel. Remove the seal from the motor assembly
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Fig. Fig. 5: ... remove the wiper motor and crank arm by guiding the assembly through the access hole in the upper shroud panel

To install:
  1. Install the seal to the motor assembly.
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  3. Guide the wiper motor and crank arm assembly through the access hole and into position.
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  5. Secure using the wiper motor attaching bolts/screws.
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  7. Attach the wiper motor electrical connector.
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  9. Install the wiper arm drive link to the crank arm.
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  11. If removed, install the wiper arm and blade assemblies and cowl cover.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the vehicle and check for proper wiper operation.
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