Land Rover 2000-05

Rear Window Wiper/Washer System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wiper arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove the tail door plastic sheet.
  6.  
  7. Remove spindle nut and flat washer and discard rubber seal.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the multiplug from rear wiper motor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the 2 bolts securing wiper motor to tail door.
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  13. Remove the wiper motor from the vehicle.
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  15. If further disassembly is required, perform the following:
    1. Remove and discard spindle sealing washer.
    2.  
    3. Remove motor water shield.
    4.  
    5. Remove 3 bolts securing mounting plate to wiper motor.
    6.  
    7. Release multiplug and remove mounting plate.
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To install:

  1. Position the mounting plate, tighten bolts and secure the multiplug.
  2.  
  3. Install the motor water shield and new sealing washer to spindle.
  4.  
  5. Install the wiper motor and tighten the bolts to 3.5 ft. lbs. (5 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Connect the multiplug to rear wiper motor.
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  9. Install a NEW rubber seal on the wiper motor spindle.
  10.  
  11. Install the flat washer and tighten the spindle nut to 3.5 ft. lbs. (5 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the tail door plastic sheet.
  14.  
  15. Install the rear wiper arm.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  1. Remove the spare wheel from tailgate door.
  2.  
  3. Remove the tail gate trim panel:
    1. If equipped, remove the tail door speaker.
    2.  
    3. Remove 2 bolts holding the hand rail to tail door and remove hand rail.
    4.  
    5. Remove the screw securing door handle escutcheon to door and remove escutcheon.
    6.  
    7. Carefully release the 20 clips securing trim casing to tail door.
    8.  
    9. Remove the tail door trim casing.

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      Fig. View of the hand rail bolts (2), door handle escutcheon bolts (3), trim clips (4) and tail gate trim (5)

    10.  

  4.  
  5. Remove tail gate water shedder.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the washer tube
  8.  
  9. Lift the nut cover, remove the nut and remove the wiper arm.
  10.  
  11. Remove the spindle nut and flat washer, then discard the rubber seal.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect tail gate harness connector from the wiper motor.
  14.  
  15. Unfasten the 2 bolts securing wiper motor to the tail gate and remove the wiper motor.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear wiper motor and related components-Discovery

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To install:

  1. Position wiper motor to the door and secure with bolts.
  2.  
  3. Connect the tail door harness connector to the wiper motor.
  4.  
  5. Install the rubber seal, flat washer and spindle nut. Tighten spindle nut to 2.2 ft. lbs. (3 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Position the wiper arm to tail door and connect washer tube.
  8.  
  9. Tighten wiper arm nut to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm) and install the nut cover.
  10.  
  11. Install the tail gate door water shedder.
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  13. Install the tail gate trim:
    1. Install the trim casing to tail door and secure with clips.
    2.  
    3. Install the escutcheon to door handle and secure with screw.
    4.  
    5. Install the hand rail to tail door and secure with bolts tightened to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
    6.  
    7. If equipped, install the speaker.
    8.  

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  15. Install the spare tire.
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  1. Remove wiper arm nut cover and remove the nut.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arm from the motor spindle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the motor spindle cover, retaining nut and seal.
  6.  
  7. Open the tailgate.
  8.  
  9. Remove the 6 screws securing the wiper motor cover.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect motor multiplug.
  12.  
  13. Remove the 2 bolts securing motor, then remove the motor.
  14.  
  15. Remove the 4 bolts securing the mounting plate to the motor.
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  17. Release the multiplug holder. Remove mounting plate.
  18.  
  19. Remove sealing rubber from motor spindle.
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  21. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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