Lexus GX470 2003-06

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation


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Fig. Component locations

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Using a screwdriver, remove the 2 caps. Tape the screwdriver tip before use.
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  5. Remove the 2 nuts and wiper arms.
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  7. Using a clip remover, remove the 6 clips.
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  9. Remove the 8 screws and cowl top ventilator louver.
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  11. Remove the hood to cowl top seal from the cowl top ventilator louver.
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  13. Disconnect the wiper motor connector.
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  15. Unfasten the 4 bolts.
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  17. Disconnect the wiper motor from the wiper link, then remove the wiper motor.
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To install:

  1. Install the wiper motor to the wiper link and tighten the bolts to 5.5 Nm (49 in. lbs.)
  2.  
  3. Connect the wiper motor connector.
  4.  
  5. Install the hood to cowl top seal to the cowl top ventilator louver.
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  7. Install the cowl top ventilator louver with the 8 screws and 6 clips.
  8.  
  9. Operate the wiper once and turn the wiper switch OFF.
  10.  
  11. Install the wiper arms and tighten the nuts by hand.
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  13. Adjust the installation positions of the wiper arms to the positions shown in the illustration.
    1. Dimension A: Approx. 25.4 mm (1.000 in)
    2.  
    3. Dimension B: Approx. 40.0 mm (1.574 in)
      NOTE
      When installing the wiper arms, make sure that the tips of the blades are not beyond the ceramic edge as indicated -C- part in the illustration.



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      Fig. Wiper arm installation

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  14.  
  15. Tighten the wiper arm nuts to 20 Nm (15 ft. lbs.)
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  17. Install the 2 caps.
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