tC 2007

Windshield Wiper Systems

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Removal & Installation



Wiper Motor
  1. Remove front wiper arm head caps.
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  3. Remove the nuts (one for each wiper), then remove the wiper arm and blade assemblies.
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  5. Disengage the 8 clips, and remove the hood to cowl top seal.
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  7. Disengage the 5 claws and 2 clips, and remove the cowl top ventilator louver.
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  9. Remove windshield wiper motor & link assembly, as follows:
    1. Detach the connector.
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    3. Remove the 4 bolts and windshield wiper motor & link assembly.
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  11. Remove the wiper link as follows:
    1. Using a prytool, carefully separate the rod of the wiper link assembly from the windshield wiper motor as shown in the illustration.

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      Fig. Using a prytool, carefully separate the rod of the wiper link assembly from the windshield wiper motor as shown

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    3. Turn the crank arm of windshield wiper motor by hand to the position shown in the illustration.

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      Fig. Turn the crank arm of windshield wiper motor by hand to the position shown

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    5. Remove the 3 bolts and wiper link assy.
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To install:

  1. Install wiper link assembly, as follows:
    1. Install the windshield wiper motor with the 3 bolts. Tighten to 47 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
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    3. Turn the crank arm of the windshield wiper motor by hand to the position shown in the illustration.

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      Fig. Turn the crank arm of the windshield wiper motor by hand to the position shown

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    5. Apply Denso no.50 grease to the crank arm pivot of the windshield wiper motor assy.
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    7. Install the rod to the wiper link assy.
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  3. Install windshield wiper motor & link assembly, as follows:
    1. Install the windshield wiper motor & link assembly with the 4 bolts and tighten to 47 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
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    3. Attach the connector.
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  5. Install the wiper arm & blade assemblies as follows:
    1. Operate the wiper, and stop the windshield wiper motor at the automatic stop position.
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    3. Clean the wiper arm serrations.
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    5. Clean the wiper pivot serration with a wire brush (when reinstalling).
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    7. Install the wiper arm & blade with the nut at the position as shown in the illustration. Tighten the nut to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
      NOTE
      Hold the arm hinge by hand to fasten the nut.



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      Fig. Left wiper arm and blade installation position



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      Fig. Right wiper arm and blade installation position

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