Sprinter 2005-2007

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  3. Remove both front wiper arms from the wiper pivots.
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  5. Open the hood and remove the engine air filter housing from the engine compartment.
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  7. Remove the screw (4) that secures the wiper motor isolator bracket (5) to the cowl top panel bracket.

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    Fig. Exploded view of front wiper module removal.

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  9. Remove the nut (1), washer (2) and rubber pad (3) that secures each wiper pivot housing to the outside of the cowl top panel.
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  11. Lower and rotate the front wiper module from the underside of the cowl top panel far enough to access and disconnect the vehicle wire harness connector from the bottom of the wiper motor (6).
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  13. Remove the front wiper module from the vehicle as a unit.
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To install:

  1. Carefully position the front wiper module into the back of the engine compartment as a unit.
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  3. Reconnect the vehicle wire harness connector to the bottom of the wiper motor (6).
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  5. Position the front wiper module to the underside of the cowl top panel with both wiper pivot housings inserted through the clearance holes in the panel.
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  7. Install a rubber pad (3), a washer (2) and a nut (1) to secure each pivot housing to the outside of the cowl top panel. Tighten the nuts to 9 ft. lbs.12 N·m ().
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  9. Install and tighten the screw (4) that secures the wiper motor isolator bracket (5) to the cowl top panel bracket. Tighten the screw securely.
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  11. Reinstall the engine air filter housing into the engine compartment and close the hood.
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  13. Reinstall both front wiper arms onto the wiper pivots.
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  15. Reconnect the battery negative cable.
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