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

Wiper Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

Pick-Up and 4Runner
  1. Remove the wiper motor.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arms by removing their retaining nuts and working them off their shafts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the nuts and spacers holding the wiper shafts and push the shafts down into the body cavity. Pull the linkage out of the cavity through the wiper motor hole.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Insert the wiper linkage through the hole and install the nuts and spacers.
  2.  
  3. Press the wiper arm onto their shafts and install the retaining nuts.
  4.  
  5. Install the wiper motor.
  6.  

2 Door Land Cruiser
  1. Remove the wiper arm assemblies.
  2.  
  3. Remove the end plate from the pivot housing.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wiper motor complete with the linkage cable.
  6.  
  7. Separate the wiper motor and transmission.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Remove the linkage cable.
  2.  
  3. Install the linkage cable and connect the wiper motor to the transmission.
  4.  
  5. Install the motor with the linkage attached, install the end plate into the pivot housing and press on the wiper arms.
  6.  

Land Cruiser Station Wagon
  1. Remove the wiper motor.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arm assemblies.
  4.  
  5. Remove the instrument cluster, as detailed below.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the throttle cable to improve access to the wiper linkage.
  8.  
  9. Remove the linkage attachment bolts and withdraw the linkage.
  10.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the wiper arm nut



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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the wiper arm



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the wiper motor assembly retaining bolts



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Fig. Fig. 4: Removing the wiper motor assembly



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Fig. Fig. 5: Removing the wiper motor cowl panel retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 6: Removing the wiper motor cowl panel



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Fig. Fig. 7: Removing the wiper motor cowl panel



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Fig. Fig. 8: Removing the wiper linkage connection



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Fig. Fig. 9: Removing the wiper linkage-to-vehicle connection



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Fig. Fig. 10: Removing the wiper linkage



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Fig. Fig. 11: View of the wiper linkage



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Fig. Fig. 12: Removing the wiper linkage

 
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