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2001 subaru forester rear wiper motor replacement

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  • Anonymous Sep 26, 2008

    I need to know how to replace the rear windshield wiper motor, on my 2001 Subaru Forester. Did you find any instructions?

  • gabe899 Mar 07, 2009

    My Subaru forester 98 rear wiper gets stuck in the down position, I opened the rear motor asembly and re grease it, but the arm seams to be stuck anyways, I'm ok with removing the motor asembly but i cannot figuer out how to remove the wiper arm from the motor asembly any hints? where is the locking bolt?

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Hi, it is pretty straightfoward (ahem, you know how this can go. depends on whether your wiper arm retaining bolt is frozen and snaps off the shaft or not). First, take a look at your fuse to make sure it is intact. If it is, just gently pop off all of the plastic trim covering the tailgate, and undo screws too as necessary. Then test the connector wires to be sure you are still getting power back there to the motor, I used a $4 test light that I got from AutoZone. Then use a large philips head screwdriver and 10mm socket to remove the whole dang thing.

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