Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Wiper Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Remove the cap from the wiper arm



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Fig. Remove the nut from the wiper arm



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Fig. Matchmark the wiper arms position to the stud



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Fig. A battery cable puller can be used to remove the arm from the splines



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Fig. Lift the arm from the splines

  1. Flip the cap up and pull it up to remove it.
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  3. Remove the nut to remove the arm.
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  5. When installing the arm, measure the distance between the center of the wiper blade and the base of the windshield: Golf and Jetta-2.375 in. (60mm) from the base of the windshield, Cabriolet-1.375 in. (35mm) on the driver's side and 2.5 in. (65mm) on the passenger side.
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  7. Tighten the nut to 5 ft. lbs. (7 Nm). Do not over tighten this nut or the linkage will bind.
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  9. Install the cap.
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