REMOVAL & INSTALLATIONFront
Fig. View of a left side mount wiper motor-Camry
Fig. Common view of the wiper motor mounted to the right side of the firewall-Avalon
Disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds to work on vehicles equipped with air bags.
Some models covered by this guide may be equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS.
Using a clip remover, remove the clips and the weatherstrip.
Disconnect the wiper motor harness.
Fig. Disconnect the wiring from the wiper motor
Fig. Remove the cowl panel from the right side of the vehicle to access the motor linkage
Fig. After prying the motor from the linkage, pull the motor out
Disconnect the wiper link.
Remove the bolts and remove the motor.
Installation is the reverse of removal. Attach all components and secure.
Return the motor to the PARK position before installing by cycling the motor on and off once. Do this before connecting the linkage.