Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1970-1988

Windshield Wiper Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

Pick-Up and 4Runner
  1. Disconnect the wiring from the wiper motor and unbolt it from the fire wall.
  2.  
  3. On 1970-78 models, remove the arm nut and crank arm from the wiper motor. On 1979 and later models, pry the wiper link from the crank arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove the motor.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Install the motor.
  2.  
  3. Connect the wiper arm linkage.
  4.  
  5. Connect the electrical lead.
  6.  

Land Cruiser
EXCEPT 1980 AND LATER STATION WAGON
  1. Detach the wiper link from the motor with a screwdriver.
  2.  
  3. Unfasten the two bracket bolts at the rear of the motor.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the wiper motor wiring.
  6.  
  7. Unfasten the wiper motor screws and withdraw the motor.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the wiper motor and tighten the mounting screws.
  2.  
  3. Connect the wiring harness and press the linkage into the crank arm.
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Windshield wiper components



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Fig. Fig. 2: Installed position of crank arm on wiper motor



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the windshield wiper motor electrical connection



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Fig. Fig. 4: Removing the windshield wiper motor electrical connection

1980 AND LATER STATION WAGON

On these models, the wiper motor is removed with the linkage assembly.

  1. Remove the wiper arm retaining nuts and remove the wiper arm and blade assemblies.
  2.  
  3. Remove both wiper arm pivot covers.
  4.  
  5. Remove the pivot-to-cowl attaching screws.
  6.  
  7. Remove the two service hole covers from the cowl area of the engine compartment.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the wiring from the wiper motor.
  10.  
  11. From the engine compartment, remove the wiper motor plate-to-cowl retaining screws.
  12.  
  13. Withdraw the wiper motor and linkage from the cowl panel as an assembly.
  14.  
  15. Pry the linkage off of the wiper motor and linkage from the cowl panel as an assembly.
  16.  
  17. Pry the linkage off of the wiper motor and disconnect the linkage from the motor.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Install the wiper motor and linkage assembly and tighten the mounting screws.
  2.  
  3. Install all necessary components in reverse order of removal.
  4.  
  5. Connect the wiring harness. Check system for proper operation.
  6.  

 
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