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Install windshield wiper motor 2003 buick lasabre

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  • purpleleopar Apr 22, 2010

    the car was diagnoised @the dealer to replsce the multi function switch and it has been replaced and the wiper still will not work

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  • purpleleopar Apr 24, 2010

    gm said only available with the purchase of the motor. not seperate. will let you know how it works out. thanks

  • purpleleopar Apr 24, 2010

    any suggestions: same car the heater seat on the drivers side not working also.

  • purpleleopar Apr 25, 2010

    worked to perfection!



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Here are the instructions from the GM service manual...

Tools Required
J 39232 Wiper Linkage Separator
J 39529 Wiper Linkage Installer

Removal Procedure
Remove the wiper arms
Remove the air inlet grille panel
Remove the three bolts and two nuts retaining the windshield frame reinforcement
Remove the windshield frame reinforcement

Pull or push on the wiper transmission linkage to rotate the wiper motor crank arm from the park position to the area opposite the park position

Remove the harness grommet from the hole in the plenum.
Disconnect the wiper motor harness connector.
Push the harness and grommet through the hole in the plenum.
Remove the three screws retaining the wiper system drive module.

Remove the wiper system drive module from the vehicle.

Remove the drive link from the wiper motor crank arm with the J 39232.

Remove the screws retaining the wiper motor.
Remove the wiper motor from the wiper drive system module.

if there is anything else I can do, just let me know

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How do you know that the motor itself is faulty. These particular motors have an issue with the module which is screwed directly on the front of the motor itself. This is held on by 3 torx head screws. If it is the motor, it should unscrew directly and not require any tricks. Let me know what else you may need.

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    Kori Policy Apr 23, 2010

    It is likely to be the module. Did it ever work without the switch being activated?

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    Kori Policy Apr 23, 2010

    Replace the module. That is a constant problem with these GM wiper motors. All you ask for is the wiper module and it comes in a kit with 3 screws, cover and the module itself. very easy to replace at a fraction of the cost.

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    Kori Policy Apr 25, 2010

    Look at Cardone. They sell the module alone for around $35 without the motor.



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What could be my problem for my windshield wipers to suddenly start and stop working?

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  3. Remove the cowl top vent panels.

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  1. Remove the access cover from the dash panel.
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