RX300 1999

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Remove the 2 nuts to remove the right front wiper arm.
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  3. Remove the nut, then remove the left front wiper arm.
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  5. Remove cowl top ventilator louver, as follows:
    1. Remove the weatherstrip.
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    3. Remove the 2 clips and pull the louvers forward.
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  7. Remove windshield wiper link assembly, as follows:
    1. Disconnect the connector.
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    3. Remove the 5 bolts and the link assembly.
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  9. Remove the windshield wiper motor as follows:
    1. Remove the nut. Matchmark the link and motor.
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    3. Remove the 3 bolts to remove the windshield wiper motor.
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To install:

  1. Install the windshield wiper motor, as follows:
    1. Apply multi-purpose grease to the clank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor assy.
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    3. Install the windshield wiper motor with the 3 bolts to the windshield wiper link, aligning the matchmarks. Tighten to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
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      Fig. Wiper motor mounting


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  3. Install the windshield wiper link, as follows:
    1. Install the windshield wiper link with the 5 bolts and tighten to 61 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
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      Fig. Installing the wiper link

    3. Connect the connecter.
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  5. Install the cowl louvers.
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  7. Clean the wiper pivot serration with the with brush.
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  9. Position the front wiper arms as shown in the illustration. Tighten to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).

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    Fig. Wiper arm positioning

    1. A: 1.713 in.
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    3. B: 1.909 in.
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    5. C: 0.610 in.
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    7. D: 23.62 in.
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    9. E: 1.697 in.
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    11. F: 20.67 in.
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    13. G: 1.81 in.
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