Volvo Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1970-1989 Repair Guide

Windshield Wiper Arms

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



All Models

See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Pry up or lift the plastic or metal spindle cover at the base of the arm.
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  3. Unscrew and remove the axle nut.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Lift the cover for access to the wiper axle nut



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Fig. Fig. 2: Lift the plastic cover, then use the correct metric wrench (or socket) to remove the nut



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Fig. Fig. 3: Lift the blade from the glass, then remove the arm which is lightly pressed onto the tapered splines of the drive axle

  1. Gently lift the blade and arm from the glass and remove the arm from the drive axle.
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  3. When reassembling, tighten the axle nut to 10-13 ft. lbs. (14-19 Nm). Do not overtighten or the splines will be damaged. Make sure the the wiper blade will be in the correct position on the glass before tightening the nut.
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