Kia Sportage 1998-02

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the wiper motor electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Remove the four mounting bolts securing the motor to the firewall.
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  7. Using a suitable prybar, carefully separate the wiper motor from the wiper linkage and remove the motor.
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To install:

  1. Attach the wiper motor ball joint to the wiper linkage.
  2.  
  3. Position the motor on the firewall and secure the motor with the four mounting bolts. Tighten the mounting bolts to 75 ft. lbs. (102 Nm).
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  5. Connect the electrical connector.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Front wiper motor mounting bolt locations



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    Fig. Align the front wiper motor to the wiper linkage as shown

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