Mazda RX-8 2004-06

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the windshield wiper arm and blade, as shown in the accompanying illustration.

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    Fig. Remove the wiper arm and blade by removing the cap (1), nut (2), wiper arm (3), wiper blade (4) and rubber brush (5)

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  5. Remove the cowl grille.

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    Fig. Cowl grille mounting

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  7. Detach the electrical connector.
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  9. Remove the bolts. Move the windshield wiper motor in the direction of the arrow (in the illustration), remove the securing dowel from the bracket, then remove the windshield wiper motor.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the windshield wiper motor

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To install:

  1. Install the wiper motor in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Attach the electrical connector.
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  5. Install the cowl grille.
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  7. Clean the windshield wiper arm connector shafts using a wire brush before installing the windshield wiper arms, then install the arms and blades in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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