Nissan Z - ZX 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Rear Window Wiper Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



280 ZX and 300 ZX Models

See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arm from the rear window wiper motor.
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  5. Raise the rear door and remove the wiper motor cover plate.
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  7. Disconnect the rear wiper motor electrical connectors.
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  9. Remove the wiper motor mounting bolts and separate the linkage, then remove the motor from the rear door.
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  11. To install, reverse the removal procedures.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Wiper motor and linkage



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Fig. Fig. 2: Wiper motor connection in the engine compartment



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



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Fig. Fig. 4: Disconnect the harness from the wiper motor



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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 mnotor positioned away from the firewall, remove the nut which secures the linkage



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Fig. Fig. 7: Rear wiper motor and circuitry

 
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