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Theres a nut on the rear wiper arm on my Olds Sill van 2002.Is it a regular nut ?

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If you are referring to the front or wiper arm mounting nut, it is either a 13mm head or a 15mm head. You will need to hold the arm to tighten it, if a loose nut is your problem.
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I just got a 2002 BMW x5 4.4 But I had a problem with the rear wiper It works in the opposite way.trunk direction Has anyone experienced that before?


remove wiper arm by loosening attaching nut ,
re position arm in park position, probably left side,tighten nut and try again

Mar 16, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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02 liberty rear wiper dose not work plugin has power changed wiper motor still doses work


There is a nut under the black plastic bezel that needs to be removed. Here is the complete procedure for you to look at. Its possible that your arm isn't adjust at wiper motor...

REMOVAL
- Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
- Remove the rear wiper arm from the rear wiper motor output shaft. (Refer to 8 - ELECTRICAL / REAR WIPERS / WASHERS/REAR WIPER ARM - REMOVAL).
- Using a small thin-bladed tool, gently pry at the notch in the base of the rear wiper motor output shaft bezel to unsnap the nut cover from the bezel (REAR WIPER MOTOR OUTPUT SHAFT NUT REMOVE/INSTALL). Be certain to take proper precautions to protect the outer tailgate panel and its paint finish from damage during this procedure.
- Remove the nut that secures the rear wiper motor output shaft to the outer swing gate panel (REAR WIPER MOTOR OUTPUT SHAFT NUT REMOVE/INSTALL).
- Remove the bezel and gasket from the rear wiper motor output shaft.
- Remove the trim panel from the tailgate inner panel. (Refer to 23 - BODY/SWING GATE/TRIM PANEL - REMOVAL).
- Disconnect the tailgate wire harness connector for the flip-up glass ajar switch from the flip-up glass latch connector receptacle.
- Disconnect the tailgate wire harness connector for the rear wiper motor from the motor connector receptacle (REAR WIPER MOTOR REMOVE/INSTALL).
- Loosen the two screws that secure the rear wiper motor mounting bracket to the top of the tailgate inner panel.
- Slide the rear wiper motor and mounting bracket forward far enough to disengage the two mounting screws from the keyed slots in the top of the tailgate inner panel.
- Remove the rear wiper motor and mounting bracket from the tailgate as a unit.

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1 - BEZEL AND GASKET
2 - OUTPUT SHAFT
3 - TAILGATE OUTER PANEL
4 - NUT
5 - NUT COVER

What you will need to do is to remove the small plastic cap on the wiper arm by prying it off with a screw driver. Then remove the nut that holds the arm onto the shaft. Then get yourself a battery cable puller (from auto parts store) and pull the arm off of the shaft..

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1 - SPARE TIRE
2 - WRENCH
3 - FLIP-UP GLASS
4 - PARK RAMP
5 - REAR WIPER ARM
6 - PIVOT COVER

Jul 19, 2011 | 2002 Jeep Liberty

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Wipers will not move, makes noise and there is power to the motor. Motor was replaced. Someone told me that the arms probably moved to far and are now stuck, how do I fix this?


Windshield Wiper Blade & Arm Removal & Installation Front To Remove:
  1. Mark the location of the wiper on the windshield.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Nut cover
    • Nut from the wiper arm
    • Wiper arm
Wiper arm mounting nut gm_truck_s10_w-wpr-arm_ret-nt.gif
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Secure the wiper arm with the nut.
      1. Tighten to: 17 ft-lb (23 Nm)
    • Nut cover
Rear To Remove:
  1. Put the wiper arm in the park position.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • The washer hose from the connector
    • The cap from the wiper arm
    • The nut from the wiper arm
    • The wiper arm from the wiper motor shaft
Rear wiper arm mounting nut gm_truck_s10_w-wpr-arm_ret-nt_rr.gif
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • The wiper arm on the wiper motor shaft in the park position with the wiper arm resting on the park ramp
    • The nut on the wiper arm
      1. Tighten the nut. Torque to: 17 ft lbs (23 nm)
    • The cap on the wiper arm
    • The washer hose on the connector

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The wiper motor hopefully is ok, but if the wiper arms were not mounted at the right spot, it could have damaged the motor as it returned to the rest position, unfortunately.

If there is noise, the noise could be coming from the wiper arm joint being stripped out or the motor itself assuming that the ball joints under the hood and behind the firewall are still connected.

Check these items, and I'm sure you will get to the bottom of this.

Good luck on this repair.

Oct 08, 2010 | 1997 Chevrolet Blazer

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I am looking on how to replace the arm for my drivers side wiper on my nissan xterra not the wiper itself the arm inside.


On the bottom of the arm theres a cover, remove the cover and you will see a nut remove the nut and wiggle arm off,make sure to align new arm in the correct postion, so with wipers off arm should be down where it normal sits with wipers off,

Aug 09, 2010 | 2002 Nissan Xterra

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Need to replace a wiper motor on a 2002 chrysler town and country mini van. how is this done?


Remove the wiper arms (pop off the caps at the base) and the 15mm nut. Take out the screws that hold down the wind shield cowl lift it away to expose the washer hoses. Unplug the wiper motor (center driver's side) by pulling out the red clip on it and squeezing the tab. Remove the 13mm nut from the wiper motor idler arm and take out the 3 10mm bolts that hold it in place. Squeeze it out from under the wiper transmission, or loosen the lower bolts. You'll see them. Not a difficult job, just take your time.

Hope I've helped.

Mar 06, 2010 | 2002 Chrysler Town & Country

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How easy is it to replace the front wiper motor on a 2004 ford escape ? Where is it located ?



Front Wiper Motor
Removal & Installation

NOTE A new wiper motor assembly comes with the linkage arm installed.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Remove the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft
    WARNING Do not remove the wiper motor linkage arm from the wiper motor assembly. If the arm is removed, the wiper arms may not park in the correct location.
    NOTE Use a suitable tool to separate the wiper linkage arm from the wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft assembly.
  3. Remove the 3 bolts and the wiper motor.

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    Fig. Wiper motor and linkage

To install:
  1. Install wiper motor and bolts.
  2. Tighten wiper motor bolts to 10 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
  3. Install windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft.
  4. Check wiper operation.

Rear Wiper Motor
- Removal & Installation
  1. Remove the rear pivot arm.
  2. Remove the rear wiper motor shaft nut cover
  3. Remove the rear wiper motor shaft nut.
  4. Open the lift gate window.
  5. Remove the rear wiper motor cover trim panel.
  6. Disconnect the electrical connector.
  7. Remove the 2 rear window wiper motor nuts
  8. Remove the rear window wiper motor.

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    Fig. Rear wiper motor view-2008 model shown, other years similar

To install:
  1. Install rear wiper motor and tighten mounting nuts to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
  2. Reconnect the electrical connector.
  3. Install wiper motor cover trim panel.
  4. Install rear wiper pivot arm tighten nut to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  5. Install shaft nut cover.
  6. Check wiper operation.

Good luck (remember rated this post).

Feb 25, 2010 | 2004 Ford Escape

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How do you get the wiper arm off the wiper shaft?


theres a nut located under the plastic cover at end of arm remove. using slight pressure pry up on the bottom of arm closest to shaft

Feb 23, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Blazer

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Only one wipe arm works


iF NOTHING SPECIAL HAPPENED TO THE WIPER. tHE ARM WHERE IT BLOTS ON HAS COME LOSSE. uNDER A PLASTIC COVER THERES A NUT THAT HOLDS THE WIPER ARM ON LINE UP THE ARM LIKE THE OTHER ONE AND TIGHTEN THE NUT. NOT REAL TIGHT AS THE ARM NEEDS TO SLIP INSTAED OF BREAKING THINGS IF YOU GET IT CAUGHT INICE OR SOMEONE HOLDS IT BACK.

Dec 08, 2009 | 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix

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How do you adjust the windshield wiper arms on a dodge grand caravan


There are no adjustments on the wipers. The arms come off to realign. Pop the wiper arm cap off with a very small flathead screwdriver theres a liitle opening slot to do this. Remove the nut. Pull wiper off straight, use pulley if needed. If the tenson is gone in the wiper arm replace. The springs go bad in the rear arm from dirt.

Dec 02, 2009 | 2005 Dodge Caravan

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HOW DO I REPLACE A REAR WINDOW WIPER ON 2005 FORD ESCAPE?


Remove the rear pivot arm.
Lift the pivot arm to the upright position.
Slide the locking tab out.
Pull up and remove the pivot arm.
Remove the rear wiper motor shaft nut cover.
Remove the rear wiper motor shaft nut.
Remove the rear wiper motor cover.
Remove the rear wiper motor bracket nut.
Remove the bolt and the rear wiper motor.

Jan 29, 2009 | 2005 Ford Escape

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