Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Window wiper and washer system component locations-Santa Fe



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Fig. Window wiper and washer system component locations -Veracruz

Wiper Motor
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
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  5. Detach the wiper cap, then remove the windshield wiper arm and blade after removing a nut (A).

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    Fig. Windshield wiper arm and blade diagram

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  7. Remove the weatherstrip then remove the cowl top cover (A) after removing 3 screws (B).

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    Fig. Cowl top cover diagram

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  9. Remove the windshield wiper motor and linkage assembly after removing 2 bolts.
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  11. Disconnect the wiper motor connector (A) and windshield deicer connector (B) from the wiper motor and the linkage assembly.

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    Fig. Wiper motor and linkage assembly diagram

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the windshield wiper arm to 20-24 ft. lbs. (28-33 Nm).
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  5. Tighten the windshield wiper motor bolts to 61-96 inch lbs. (7-11 Nm).
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