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Wiper motor 88 240DL

I went to the junk yard and got a wiper motor to replace my old one. but when I pulled the old one off the shaft stayed and thats attached behind the firewall. the replacement I got has the shaft secured in the wiper motor and a 2 or so inch arm attached with a bolt I can get the arm off but I t doesn't look like I should be pulling on that shaft. It looks like I need to get in behind the firewall and unbolt it from there. my thought is the fact that the shaft came out of the motor is the reason its not working. also the one I took off looks like an after market motor (no volvo stamp) 88. Its snowing I need wipers

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  • gypsybrown Jan 14, 2009

    i guess I dont know what connection your referring to. I cant get behind the firewall to disconnect anything there and there doesnt look like a way to get the shaft out of the replacement motor. im not a mechanic and I cant find one to do this so Im on my own.


  • gypsybrown Jan 14, 2009

    ah ok i wasnt talking about the shaft behind the firewall but ok. how do I get the short arm off the shaft (that your talking about) behind the firewall? i think its bolted on. the shaft I was referring to is the one that actually goes into the wiper motor.
    thanks for the help


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That connection..is a replaceable part that fails most often..pop it off and use same shaft..or even just the clip replacement with old wiper motor ..have you tested it as failed ?....can you hear it whirring when installed or even clunking as it rotates against disconnected arm?

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  • milespeed Jan 14, 2009

    so you need to connect the shaft behind firewall to the motor and short arm you just purchased.retrieve end of shaft by fishing it towards you adn snap the new motor and arm to the old shaft

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