Nissan Z - ZX 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Motor and Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6



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Fig. Fig. 1: Wiper motor and linkage-240, 260 and 280 Z models



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Fig. Fig. 2: 240, 260 and 280 Z wiper motor connection in the engine compartment



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the linkage through the access hole below the windshield



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Fig. Fig. 4: Disconnect the harness from the wiper motor-ZX wiper motor shown



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Fig. Fig. 5: Remove the retaining screws securing the motor to the firewall



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Fig. Fig. 6: With the wiper motor positioned away from the firewall, remove the nut which secures the linkage

Before installing the arm, be sure the motor is in the Park position.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the wiper arms.
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  3. Disconnect the wiper motor connector from under the hood.
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  5. Remove the cowl cover retaining screws and the cover.
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  7. Remove the wiper motor bracket retaining screws and the bracket.
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  9. If only the motor is to be removed, disconnect the linkage from the motor and remove the motor.
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  11. If the motor and linkage are to be removed, remove the screws which retain each pivot and the linkage.
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  13. To install, reverse the removal procedures.
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