Montana, Silhouette, Venture 2000-2005

Rear Window Wiper/Washer System

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Remove the rear wiper as follows:
    1. Ensure the wiper is placed in the parked position.
    2.  
    3. Disengage the trim cover from the wiper arm.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wiper arm pivot nut.
    6.  
    7. Using Special Tool J-39822 or suitable wiper arm puller, remove the rear wiper arm.
    8.  

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  3. Remove the rear wiper motor drive shaft collar nut.
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  5. Remove the washer and seal from the wiper motor drive shaft.
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  7. Remove the liftgate trim panel.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the wiper motor electrical connector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the wiper motor mounting screws and remove the wiper motor from the liftgate.

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    Fig. Disconnect the wiring harness (1) and mounting screws to remove the rear wiper motor (5).

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To install:

  1. Position the wiper motor to the liftgate and install the mounting screws. Tighten the screws to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the wiper motor electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Install the washer and seal onto the wiper motor drive shaft.
  6.  
  7. Install the rear wiper motor drive shaft collar nut. Tighten the nut to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  9. Install the rear wiper arm as follows:
    1. Position the wiper arm onto the pivot shaft 1.77 inches (45 mm) from the bottom edge of the glass.
    2.  
    3. Install the wiper arm nut and tighten to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Connect the rear wiper arm trim cover.
    6.  

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  11. Inspect the rear wiper for proper operation.
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  13. Install the liftgate trim panel.
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