Volvo Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1970-1989 Repair Guide

Wiper Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1970-72 140 Series and 164
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the wiper motor as described above.
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  5. Disconnect the heater control cable.
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  7. Remove the fuse box from its bracket and allow it to hang free.
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  9. On carbureted versions, remove the choke cable.
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  11. Remove the attaching screws for the wiper frame and lower the frame.
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  13. Reverse the above procedures to install.
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1974-75 140 Series, 164 Models and 240 series
DRIVE LINK
  1. On vehicles equipped with a combination heater-air conditioner unit, remove the glovebox and the right defroster nozzle.
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  3. Remove the right side panel and the defroster hoses.
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  5. Remove the locking tab for the wiper motor lever connection, loosen the nut for the cable stretcher, and remove the drive link.
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  7. When reassembling, carefully place the cable around the wiper arm drive segment. Make sure the cable nipple is inserted in the recess.
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PARALLEL DRIVE LINK
  1. On vehicles equipped with a combination heater-air conditioner unit, remove the glovebox and the right defroster nozzle.
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  3. Remove the right-hand side panel and the defroster hoses.
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  5. Remove the drive link by releasing the locking tab for the wiper motor lever connection and loosening the cable stretcher.
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  7. Remove each cable stretcher nut and disconnect both ends of the cable from their wiper arm drive segments.
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  9. Lift forward and remove the parallel drive link.
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  11. Reverse the above procedure to install, taking care to place each cable end around its wiper drive arm segment. The cable nipple must be inserted in the segment recess.
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CABLE
  1. Remove the drive link and parallel drive link as described above.
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  3. Pry up and remove the cable retaining lockwasher. Remove the old cable.
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  5. Position the new cable on its wiper arm drive segments and secure it with a new retaining lockwasher.
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  7. Install the cable stretcher on the drive link. The tensioning nut should not be tightened until the drive link and parallel drive link are installed.
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  9. Install the drive link and parallel drive link. Tighten the tensioning nut.
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