Ridgeline 2007-2008

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Make sure the anti-theft codes for the audio system and navigation system (if equipped) are available.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Open the hood. Remove the caps, nuts (A), and the windshield wiper arms (B).
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  9. Remove the cowl covers (C).

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    Fig. Remove the caps, nuts (A), and the windshield wiper arms (B). Remove the cowl covers (C)

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  11. Disconnect the 5P connector (A) from the wiper motor.
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  13. Remove the four bolts (B) and wiper linkage assembly (C).

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    Fig. View of the connector (A), bolts (B) and wiper linkage (C)

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  15. Scribe a mark (A) across the link and windshield wiper linkage to show the original adjustment.
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  17. Separate the windshield wiper linkage (B) from the wiper motor (C).

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    Fig. Scribe a mark (A) across the link and windshield wiper linkage to show the original adjustment, then separate the windshield wiper linkage (B) from the wiper motor (C)

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To install:

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Apply multipurpose grease to the moving parts.
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    3. Tighten the retainers to the specifications shown in the accompanying illustrations.
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    5. Before reinstalling the wiper arms, turn the wiper switch ON, then OFF to return the wiper shafts to the park position.
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    7. If necessary, replace any damaged clips.
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    9. Check the wiper motor operation.
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  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Enter the anti-theft codes for the audio system and the navigation system (if equipped).
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  7. Set the clock on vehicles without navigation.
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  9. Perform the power window control unit reset procedure.
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