Mazda Car 2002-04

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the windshield wiper arm cap, nut and the arm and blade assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the front fender molding caps, screws and weatherstripping, the remove the cowl grille.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector and remove the motor bolts and motor.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.

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    Fig. Front wiper motor assembly-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6

  2.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the windshield wiper arm cap, nut and the arm and blade assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cowl grille.
  6.  
  7. Pry off the connection between the windshield wiper motor and windshield wiper link
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector, remove the bolt and motor.

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    Fig. Front wiper motor assembly-626

  10.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the windshield wiper arm cap, nut and the arm and blade assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cowl grille.
  6.  
  7. Pry off the connection between the windshield wiper motor and windshield wiper link
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector, remove the bolt and motor. Turn the motor counterclockwise to remove.

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    Fig. Front wiper motor assembly-Miata



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    Fig. Turn the wiper motor counterclockwise to remove-Miata

  10.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the windshield wiper arm cap, nut and the arm and blade assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the caps, screws and weatherstripping, then remove the cowl grille.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bolts and the cowl panel.
  8.  
  9. Pry off the connection between the windshield wiper motor and windshield wiper link
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector, remove the bolt and motor.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Wiper motor assembly-Millenia

  12.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the windshield wiper arm cap, nut and the arm and blade assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the caps, screws and weatherstripping, then remove the cowl grille.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bolts and the cowl panel.
  8.  
  9. Pry off the connection between the windshield wiper motor and windshield wiper link
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector, remove the bolt and motor.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front wiper motor assembly-Protégé

  12.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the windshield wiper arm cap, nut and the arm and blade assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the caps, screws and weatherstripping, the remove the cowl grille.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bolts and the cowl panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the wiper motor bolts.
  10.  
  11. Move the windshield wiper motor outwards, remove the securing rubber from the stud pin (for connecting the motor securing rubber), and then remove the windshield wiper motor.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector and remove the motor.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front wiper motor assembly-Mazda 3

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the windshield wiper arm cap, nut and the arm and blade assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the front fender molding caps, screws and weatherstripping, the remove the cowl grille.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the windshield wiper motor connector and remove the motor bolts and motor.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front wiper motor assembly-Mazda 6

  2.  

 
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