Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

Rear Window Wiper/Washer System

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Window Washer/Wiper Switch



Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Using a suitable prytool, disengage the switch retaining tabs.
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  5. Gently pull the switch from the instrument panel.
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  7. Detach the electrical connector and remove the switch.
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  9. The installation is the reverse of removal.
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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the liftgate lower trim.
  4.  
  5. Lift the small cover, remove the retaining nut and remove the wiper arm.
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  7. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the wiper motor.
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To install:

  1. Install the motor and install the retaining bolts.
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  3. Install the wiper arm so that the arm is 3.35 inches (85mm) between the measurement points, when parked. Secure the wiper arm with the retaining nut.
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NOTE
Before proceeding, connect the battery and check the operation of the motor. If satisfactory, disconnect the cable and complete the installation.

  1. Install the interior trim piece.
  2.  
  3. Connect the negative battery cable and recheck the system for proper operation.
  4.  

Diamante & 1999-03 Galant
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the liftgate lower trim.
  4.  
  5. Lift the small cover, remove the retaining nut and remove the wiper arm.
  6.  
  7. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the wiper motor.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the motor and install the retaining bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the wiper arm so that the arm is 3.35 inches (85mm) between the measurement points, when parked. Secure the wiper arm with the retaining nut.
    NOTE
    Before proceeding, connect the battery and check the operation of the motor. If satisfactory, disconnect the cable and complete the installation.

  4.  
  5. Install the interior trim piece.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable and recheck the system for proper operation.
  8.  

Eclipse
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wiper arm by removing the cover, unscrewing the nut and lifting the arm from the linkage post.
  4.  
  5. Remove the spacer assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the liftgate lower trim.
  8.  
  9. Unfasten the retaining bolt(s), then remove the rear wiper motor from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Location of the rear window wiper motor, and blade and arm assembly-1999 non-turbo vehicle shown, turbo similar

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To install:

  1. Position the rear wiper motor in the vehicle and secure with the retaining bolt(s). Tighten to 5.4 ft. lbs. (7.4 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the spacer.
  4.  
  5. Install the rear wiper blade and arm assembly.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable, then check the wiper for proper operation, before installing the trim panel.
  8.  
  9. Install the liftgate lower trim panel.
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