Toyota Highlander Hybrid 6 2005-06

Windshield Wiper System

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Wiper Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Remove the right windshield wiper arm cover
    1. Remove the right wiper arm, as follows:
    2.  
    3. Stop the front wiper motor at the automatic stop position.
    4.  
    5. Remove the nut to remove the right front wiper arm.
    6.  

  2.  
  3. Remove the left windshield wiper arm cover
  4.  
  5. Remove the nut, then remove the left front wiper arm.
  6.  
  7. Remove cowl top ventilator louver, as follows:
    1. Remove the 6 claws.
    2.  
    3. Remove the 2 clips.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 9 claws to remove the cowl top ventilator louver.
    6.  

  8.  
  9. Remove windshield wiper link assembly, as follows:
    1. Disconnect the connector.
    2.  
    3. Remove the 2 bolts.
    4.  
    5. Slide the windshield wiper link to vehicle-s passenger side. Disengage the meshing of the rubber pin to remove the wiper link assy.

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      Fig. Removing the wiper linkage

    6.  

  10.  
  11. Remove the windshield wiper motor as follows:
    1. Disengage the meshing of 2 rods at the clank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor.

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      Fig. Disengage the meshing of 2 rods at the clank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor

    2.  
    3. Using a Torx® socket wrench, remove the 2 bolts to remove the windshield wiper motor.

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      Fig. Using a Torx® socket wrench, remove the 2 bolts to remove the windshield wiper motor



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      Fig. Exploded view of the front windshield wiper motor and related components

    4.  

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the windshield wiper motor, as follows:
    1. Apply multi-purpose grease to the clank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor assy.
    2.  
    3. Using a Torx® socket wrench, install the windshield wiper motor with the 2 bolts to the windshield wiper link. Tighten to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install the windshield wiper link, as follows:
    1. Engage the meshing of the rubber pin.
    2.  
    3. Install the windshield wiper link with the 2 bolts and tighten to 61 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Connect the connecter.
    6.  

  4.  
  5. Install the left wiper arm:
    1. Clean the wiper pivot serration with the with brush.
    2.  
    3. Position the front wiper arm driver side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown in the illustration. Tighten to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).

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      Fig. Position the front wiper arm driver side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown

    4.  

  6.  
  7. Install the right front wiper arm:
    1. Clean the wiper pivot serration with the with brush.
    2.  
    3. Position the front wiper arm passenger side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown in the illustration. Tighten to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Position the front wiper arm passenger side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown

    4.  
    5. Operate the wiper while running the water or the washer fluid over the window, and check the wiping condition and that the wiper does not hit against the vehicle body.
    6.  

  8.  

Highlander Hybrid
  1. Remove the right windshield wiper arm cover
    1. Remove the right wiper arm, as follows:
    2.  
    3. Stop the front wiper motor at the automatic stop position.
    4.  
    5. Remove the nut to remove the right front wiper arm.
    6.  

  2.  
  3. Remove the left windshield wiper arm cover
  4.  
  5. Remove the nut, then remove the left front wiper arm.
  6.  
  7. Remove cowl top ventilator louver, as follows:
    1. Remove the 6 claws.
    2.  
    3. Remove the 2 clips.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 9 claws to remove the cowl top ventilator louver.
    6.  

  8.  
  9. Remove windshield wiper link assembly, as follows:
    1. Disconnect the connector.
    2.  
    3. Remove the 2 bolts.
    4.  
    5. Slide the windshield wiper link to vehicle-s passenger side. Disengage the meshing of the rubber pin to remove the wiper link assy.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Removing the wiper linkage

    6.  

  10.  
  11. Remove the windshield wiper motor as follows:
    1. Disengage the meshing of 2 rods at the clank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Disengage the meshing of 2 rods at the clank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor

    2.  
    3. Using a Torx® socket wrench, remove the 2 bolts to remove the windshield wiper motor.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Using a Torx® socket wrench, remove the 2 bolts to remove the windshield wiper motor



      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Exploded view of the front windshield wiper motor and related components

    4.  

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the windshield wiper motor, as follows:
    1. Apply multi-purpose grease to the clank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor assy.
    2.  
    3. Using a Torx® socket wrench, install the windshield wiper motor with the 2 bolts to the windshield wiper link. Tighten to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install the windshield wiper link, as follows:
    1. Engage the meshing of the rubber pin.
    2.  
    3. Install the windshield wiper link with the 2 bolts and tighten to 61 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Connect the connecter.
    6.  

  4.  
  5. Install the left wiper arm:
    1. Clean the wiper pivot serration with the with brush.
    2.  
    3. Position the front wiper arm driver side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown in the illustration. Tighten to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Position the front wiper arm driver side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown

    4.  

  6.  
  7. Install the right front wiper arm:
    1. Clean the wiper pivot serration with the with brush.
    2.  
    3. Position the front wiper arm passenger side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown in the illustration. Tighten to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Position the front wiper arm passenger side with a nut in the way that the front wiper blade on the position shown

    4.  
    5. Operate the wiper while running the water or the washer fluid over the window, and check the wiping condition and that the wiper does not hit against the vehicle body.
    6.  

  8.  
  9. Perform the initialization procedure, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical System.
  10.  

 
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