Kia Sorento 2003-05

Rear Window Wiper/Washer System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Disconnect the window defroster wiring harness connector.
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  7. Remove the trim fasteners and the upper trim.
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  9. Disconnect the harness connector and remove the high-mounted brake light.
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  11. Remove the lower tailgate trim.
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  13. Remove the tailgate screen.
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  15. Remove the rear wiper arm and blade.
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  17. Disconnect the harness connectors and remove the wiper control unit.
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  19. Remove the wiper motor cover, nut, and bolts and remove the wiper motor.
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To install:

  1. Install the wiper motor. Tighten the bolts to 84 inch lbs. (11 Nm) and the nut to 48 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  3. Install the wiper control unit and connect the harness.
  4.  
  5. Install the wiper arm and blade.
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  7. Install the lower tailgate trim.
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  9. Install the high-mount brake light.
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  11. Install the upper tailgate trim.
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  13. Connect the defroster harness connectors.
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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