Sentra 2008

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Arm

Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012

  1. Turn wiper switch on to operate wiper motor, and then turn wiper switch off (auto stop).
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  3. Open hood, remove wiper arm caps, and remove wiper arm nuts.
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  5. Raise wiper arm, and remove wiper arm from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Clean up the pivot area as shown. This will reduce possibility of wiper arm looseness.
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  3. Prior to wiper arm installation, turn on wiper switch to operate wiper motor and then turn it off (auto stop).
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  5. Push wiper arm onto pivot shaft, paying attention to blind spline.
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  7. Lift the blade up and then set it down onto glass surface to set the blade center to clearance -A-, -B-, "C" and "D" immediately before temporarily tightening the wiper arm nuts.
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  9. Spray washer fluid. Turn on wiper switch to operate wiper motor and then turn it off.
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  11. Make sure that wiper blades stop within clearance and reposition as necessary.

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    Fig. Make sure that wiper blades stop within clearance

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  13. Tighten wiper arm nuts. Tighten nuts to 17 ft. lbs. (23.5 Nm).
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  15. Attach wiper arm caps.
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Wiper Drive Assembly

Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012

  1. Turn wiper switch on to operate wiper motor, then turn wiper switch off (auto stop).
  2.  
  3. Remove cowl top cover. Refer to Fenders & Body Panels in the Body Section.
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  5. Remove cowl extension. Refer to Fenders & Body Panels in the Body Section.
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  7. Disconnect wiper motor connector.
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  9. Remove front wiper drive assembly bolts, and remove front wiper drive assembly.
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To install:

  1. Install front wiper drive assembly.
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  3. Connect wiper motor connector. Turn wiper switch on to operate wiper motor, then turn wiper switch off (auto stop).
  4.  
  5. Install cowl extension. Refer to Fenders & Body Panels in the Body Section.
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  7. Install cowl top cover. Refer to Fenders & Body Panels in the Body Section.
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