Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Headlight Wiper Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



700 Series
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arm.
  4.  
  5. Detach the wiring connector and the ground wire (2 separate connectors) for the motor. Connectors for both the left and right motors may be located near the left fender.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the nut on the motor shaft, slide off the plastic tubing and remove the motor.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Make sure the motor is in the park position before installation.
  2.  
  3. Install the motor and connect the plastic tubing.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the nut on the motor shaft.
  6.  
  7. Attach the wiring connectors. Insure a secure fit for all wiring connectors.
  8.  
  9. Install the wiper arm.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  

Except 700 Series

See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove the trim under the headlamp.
  6.  
  7. Remove the motor retaining bolts.
  8.  
  9. Unplug the electrical connector(s).
  10.  
  11. Carefully remove the motor from the vehicle.
  12.  

To install:

Make sure the motor is in the park position before installation.

  1. Place the motor into position and plug the electrical connector(s) in.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the motor retaining bolts.
  4.  
  5. Install the trim under the headlamp.
  6.  
  7. Reinstall the wiper arm.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: The trim under the headlamp is held by two clips; carefully pull outward to release the clips



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Fig. Fig. 2: The motor is retaining by two bolts



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Fig. Fig. 3: Unplug the electrical connector(s)



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Fig. Fig. 4: Carefully lift the motor out of the engine compartment



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Fig. Fig. 5: The motor shaft is extremely long, and is best removed by pulling the motor upward, then out

 
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