Nissan Car Altima & Sentra 1999-06

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation


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Fig. View of wiper motor and components


CAUTION
Do not drop the wiper motor or cause it to contact other parts. Check the grease conditions of the motor arm and wiper link joint(s). Apply grease if necessary.

  1. Operate the wiper motor and then turn it "OFF" (auto stop).
  2.  
  3. Remove wiper arms from the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cowl top cover
  6.  
  7. Disconnect wiper motor electrical connector.
  8.  
  9. Remove bracket and wiper frame, link and motor assembly.
  10.  
  11. Remove wiper motor from wiper frame and link assembly.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Connect wiper motor to connector. Turn the wiper switch ON to operate wiper motor, then turn the wiper switch OFF (auto stop).
  2.  
  3. Disconnect wiper motor electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Install wiper motor to bracket and wiper frame and link assembly, and install assembly to the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Tighten wiper motor assembly bolts to: 40 inch lbs (6 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Connect wiper motor connector. Turn the wiper switch ON to operate the wiper motor, then turn wiper switch OFF (auto stop).
  10.  
  11. Install cowl top cover
  12.  
  13. Install wiper arms.
  14.  



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Fig. View of wiper motor and components-1999 and later shown

  1. Remove 4 bolts that secure wiper motor.
  2.  
  3. Detach wiper motor from wiper linkage at ball joint.
  4.  
  5. Remove wiper linkage.
  6.  
  7. To install, reverse removal procedure.
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