Subaru ff-1/1300/1400/1600/1800/Brat 1970-1984 Repair Guide

Wiper Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



ff-1 and 1300G Models

See the wiper motor removal and installation procedure in this section, for linkage removal and installation.

Except ff-1 and 1300G Models
  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable. Remove the spare tire if it is in the way.
  2.  
  3. Remove the nuts which secure the wiper arms to the pivots. Lift the arms off the pivots.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the self-tapping screws and remove the cowl panel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the nuts which secure the wiper link.
  8.  
  9. Remove the wiper bracket attaching bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the clip which secures the linkage to the motor.
  12.  


WARNING
On models from 1976, the clip is secured by means of plastic prongs. BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL WHEN WORKING WITH THESE PRONGS. If they are bent too far they will become broken or distorted.

  1. Remove the linkage through the cowl opening.
  2.  
  3. Place the new linkage into the cowl opening and reverse the above procedure.
  4.  

 
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