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I need to remove the windshield wiper arm to get to the wiper transmission. I took the bolt off, but the arm wont come off. How does it come off?

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After taking the bolt off raise the wiper up and while holding it up with one hand push down on the wiper arm near where you took the bolt off it should break free. Good luck.

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I replaced a wiper motor on a 2003 cavalier. After replacing it. The wiper arms swing down before going up across the windshield.I want to know what do in need to adjust so the wipers work correctly.


The part that is attached to the wiper motor is in the wrong location. Remove the nut or bolt that attached the wiper transmission to the motor and remove the short arm from the wiper motor. Turn the wiper motor on and then off. wait until it stops moving. Set the wiper arms to the correct "home" position. Reattach the wiper transmission arm to the wiper motor.

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How do you replace windshield wiper motor on a 1997 ford e250 van


REMOVAL
  1. Raise and support the hood.
  2. Remove the windshield wiper pivot arms.
  3. Remove the cowl top vent panels.

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  1. Disconnect the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft.
  1. Remove the access cover from the dash panel.
  2. Remove the mounting arm and pivot shaft retaining clip.
  3. Disconnect the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft from the windshield wiper motor.

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  1. Remove the windshield wiper motor.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
  2. Remove the three bolts.
  3. Remove the windshield wiper motor.
INSTALLATION

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  1. Install the mounting arm and pivot shaft retaining clip on the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft.

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  1. Install the windshield wiper motor.
  1. Place the windshield wiper motor in the dash panel.
  2. Install the three retaining bolts.
  3. Reconnect the electrical connector.

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  1. Reconnect the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft.
  1. Press on the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft after it is aligned with the windshield wiper motor.
  2. Install the access cover in the dash panel.
  1. Install the cowl top vent panels.
  2. Install the windshield wiper pivot arms.
  3. Adjust the windshield wiper pivot arms.
This is technically for the V6 4.2L but I'm sure those Ford E250's have the same setup for windshield wiper motor. Let me know how it goes.

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Where is the wiper motor on my 1999 GMC Yukon?


Windshield Wiper Motor
Removal & Installation
To Remove:


  1. Remove wiper arms.
  2. Remove weatherstrip from cowl.
  3. Remove two cowl vent grille panel screws.
  4. Remove windshield nozzles and hoses.
  5. Remove three cowl vent grille panels.
  6. Disconnect windshield wiper motor electrical connector.
    NOTE: Do not remove crank arm from windshield wiper motor.

  7. Loosen nuts that attach the drive link brackets to the crank arm.
  8. Remove wiper motor crank arm brackets.






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  9. Remove three bolts and windshield wiper motor from vehicle.

To Install:


  1. Install windshield wiper motor and three bolts.

    • Torque to: 62 in lbs. (7 Nm)

  2. With right side linkage closest to the windshield wiper motor, install drive
    link brackets to wiper motor crank arm.

    • Torque nuts to: 44 in lbs. (5 Nm)

  3. Connect electrical connector.
  4. Install nozzles and windshield washer hoses to cowl vent grille.
  5. Install three cowl vent grille panels and screws to vehicle.
  6. Install weatherstrip to cowl.
  7. Install wiper arms.


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Oct 30, 2010 | 1999 GMC Yukon

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Ware is the wiper module located on a 2000 crown victoria


Follow the Dark Blue/White wire or Brown/White wire from the Multifunction Switch to the wiper module according to the schematic.
Also, one can trace the wires from the windshield wiper motor to the wiper module by peeling away the wiring loom and looking for a Yellow/Red wire that leads to the module.
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Windshield Wiper Motor Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Remove the mounting arm and pivot shaft assembly.
  2. Remove the windshield wiper motor cover.
  3. Remove the clip.
  4. Disconnect wiper transmission linkage.
  5. Remove the bolts.
  6. Remove the motor.
To Install:
  1. Position the wiper motor.
  2. Install bolts. Tighten to 10 Nm (89 in. lbs.).
  3. Connect wiper transmission linkage.
  4. Install clip.
  5. Install wiper motor cover.
  6. Install mounting and pivot shaft assembly.
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Oct 28, 2010 | 1999 Ford Crown Victoria

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Windshield shutters while in delayed mode, it


Excessive grease in wiper motor. Motor needs to be removed and the grease cleaned out. Regrease only the areas needing to be greased.

There is also a recall for this vehicle for the wiper module. Call the dealer with your vin # to see if it has been done. I will post the instructions for motor removal and install.

1. Turn the key to the OFF position.
2. Open the hood.
3. Remove the three push-in retainers that attach the air inlet grille (leaf screen) to the plenum sheet metal.
4 . Lower the hood to the secondary latch.
5. Using a suitable marker or masking tape, mark the location on both wiper blades on the windshield.
6. Remove the covers from the nuts that attach the wiper arms.
7. Remove the nuts from the wiper arms.
Important
If the rocking action in the next step fails to loosen the wiper arm, it may be necessary to use a standard top-post battery cable terminal puller to remove the wiper arm.
8. Rock the wiper arms back and forth to loosen and remove them from the wiper transmission shaft.
9. Remove the antenna mast.
10. Remove the 10 mm hex head nut that attaches the left and right ends of the air inlet grille to the plenum sheet metal.
11. Remove the air inlet grille and reposition it up to the windshield. It is not necessary to disconnect the washer hose.
12. Remove the two 10 mm hex head bolts that attach the wiper module to the plenum sheet metal.
13. Disconnect the electrical connector.
14. Position the new wiper module to the vehicle and connect the electrical connector.
15. Install the wiper module in the plenum sheet metal.
16. Install the two 10 mm hex head bolts that attach the module to the plenum sheet metal. Tighten nuts to 30 N·m (22 lb ft).
17.Turn the ignition switch to the ON position, turn the wiper switch ON, and visually verify that the wiper transmissions operate. After visually verifying operation, turn the wiper switch to the OFF position and allow the wiper transmissions to stop moving before turning the ignition switch to the OFF position. The wiper motor will now be in the PARK position.
18. Using the marks or masking tape that were placed on the windshield, align and position the wiper arms on the wiper transmission shafts.
19. Install the nuts on the wiper transmission shafts. Tighten the nuts to 30 N·m (22 lb ft).
20. Install the covers on the wiper arm nuts.
21. Remove the marks or masking tape from the windshield.
22. Open the hood.
23. Install the three push-in retainers that attach the air inlet grille to the plenum sheet metal.
24. Close the hood.
25. Verify that all functions of the wiper system (low, high, delay, etc.) operate properly.

Apr 02, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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Replace wiper motor


Wiper Motor
  1. Remove the wiper blade and arm assemblies, as outlined earlier in this section.
  2. Turn the ignition ON and the wiper switch OFF so the wiper motor returns to the park position.
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4. Unfasten any necessary retainers and remove the air inlet screen assembly. Disconnect the washer hoses.

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Remove the air inlet screen retaining bolts/screws ...


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... then remove the air inlet screen


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Disconnect the windshield washer fluid hose(s)


  1. Disconnect the wiper arm transmission drive link from the crank arm using a suitable wiper transmission separator tool.


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There is a special tool available to separate the transmission drive link from the crank arm


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View of the transmission drive link separated from the crank arm

On some vehicles, it may be necessary to remove the nut from the ball crank and remove the crank arm.


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Location of the wiper arm ball crank


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If necessary, unfasten the ball crank retaining nut, then remove the crank arm

Detach the electrical connectors from the wiper motor. Remove the wiper motor mounting bolts/screws.

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Wiper motor replacement


SECTION 501-16: Wipers and Washers 1999 Town Car Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Mounting Arm and Pivot Shaft Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Remove the windshield wiper pivot arms (17527).
    1. Remove the nuts (one each side).
    1. Remove the windshield wiper pivot arms.
  1. Remove the LH and RH cowl top vent panels.
    1. Remove the hood weatherstrip.
    1. Remove the screws.
    1. Remove the retaining clips.
      • Disconnect the LH and RH washer hoses.
  1. Position the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft (17566) assembly aside.
    1. Remove the nuts.
    1. Remove the bolt.
    1. Position the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft assembly aside.
  1. Remove the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft assembly.
    1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
    1. Remove the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft assembly.
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Motor —Windshield Wiper Removal
  1. Remove the windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft (17566) assembly; refer to Mounting Arm and Pivot Shaft .
  1. Remove the windshield wiper motor (17508).
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    1. Remove the windshield wiper motor.

May 01, 2009 | 1999 Lincoln Town Car

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Windshield washer doesn't work. I'm looking for the location of motor


Service and Repair
  1. Turn ignition switch to the ACCY position, then set wiper switch to the "PULSE position.
  2. Turn ignition switch off when wiper arms are at bottom and not moving.
  3. Lift wiper blade assembly up from windshield.
  4. Pull out retaining latch with a screwdriver.
  5. Pull wiper arm assembly off transmission driveshaft.
  6. Disconnect battery ground cable.
  7. Disconnect hose from washer hose.
  8. Remove five air inlet panel retainers.
  9. Push washer hose into firewall.
  10. Remove air inlet panel from vehicle.
  11. Using wiper transmission separator tool No. J-39232, or equivalent, remove transmission drive link socket from wiper motor crank arm.
  12. Pull two harness connector retainers out of wiper motor connector.
  13. Disconnect two harness connectors from wiper motor.
  14. Remove wiper motor attaching bolts and stud, then the wiper motor from the vehicle.
  15. Reverse procedure to install.

Dec 10, 2008 | 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora

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My driver side windshield wiper was frozen to the windshield. I forgot to shut them off when I went to work. When I came out and was brushing off the snow I realized that they were not off. Then the driver...


I just solved this problem last night with my '05 Impala, and ultimately the solution was what newton5083 stated above.  Yet, it may also be this (I found it online somewhere):
You have bent or broken the "park tab" on the windshield wiper motor bracket. The correct way to fix this is to remove the wiper arms, wiper linkage and wiper motor from the wiper motor bracket, and install a new bracket.
I just bent the tab back into place a couple times for our daughters 2005 Impala but it kept getting bent down again when they didn't take the time to make sure the wipers were not frozen to the windshield, or tried running the wipers to remove heavy snow on the windshield. So yesterday I fabricated a small piece of metal and bolted that to the bracket in the same place the tab stop was.
If someone wants to access this bracket and tab-
1. Use a ½ inch or 13mm socket & ratchet or wrench to remove nuts on wiper arms.
2. They may make a special tool to remove the arms, I used a screwdriver and hammer to tap bottom of the arm to wedge them apart from the spindle.
3. Two small button-looking clips hold the drivers side cowl cover in place under the windshield. These are two-piece clips, pry up the center, than the outer piece.
4. Unclip the washer hose from cowl cover, than pull out plastic cover.
5. There is a smaller plastic cover with on plastic button head holding that cover in place. Gently pry under that clip to remove that cover.
6. Now you can see the wiper trans and bracket. You should see a small tab on that bracket that looks pushed down and bent or possible a square small hole with some torn off metal where the tab broke off.
7. Remove small plastic cover over the wiper transmission and you can see a small spring-loaded arm underneath the wiper transmission assembly.
8. You need to find something to pry that tab back up so when the wipers are running that spring loaded little arm just snaps past the tab running clockwise. It's when you shut off the wipers that the wiper transmission assembly reverses rotation counter clockwise and the small spring loaded arm underneath hits that tab stop, than the wipers will go all the way down and shut off as they should.
Once that tab stop gets bent out of the way the little spring loaded arm has nothing to stop the wiper transmission assembly so it keeps traveling counter clockwise until some other stop shuts the wipers off straight up on the windshield.

There is a revised bracket part # which is supposed to be more durable, GM part #12368639. Here is a copy of the TSB which points out this problem:
Bulletin No.: 05-08-43-003A
Date: March 10, 2005
TECHNICAL
Subject:
Windshield Wipers Park in Up Position (Replace Windshield Wiper Motor Bracket)
Models:
2005 Chevrolet Impala, Monte Carlo
Supercede:
This bulletin is being revised to make a correction to the Parts Information. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 05-08-43-003 (Section 08-Body and Accessories).

Condition
Some customers may comment that the windshield wipers park in the out wipe (vertical) position.
Cause
This condition may be caused by a bent park tab on the windshield wiper motor bracket.

Correction
To correct this condition, replace the wiper motor bracket. It will be necessary to transfer the following parts listed below to the new bracket.
^ Wiper transmission
^ Wiper motor crank arm
^ Wiper motor
1. Remove the windshield wiper motor drive system module.
2. Remove the windshield wiper transmission from the windshield wiper motor bracket.
3. Remove the wiper motor crank arm from the windshield wiper motor.
4. Remove the windshield wiper motor from the bracket.
5. Install the windshield wiper motor to the new bracket.
6. Install the wiper motor crank arm to the windshield wiper motor.
7. Install the windshield wiper transmission to the windshield wiper motor bracket.
8. Install the windshield wiper motor drive system module.

A TSB is not a recall, if vehicle is still under warranty the dealer should be repaired for free. If not, you'll have to pay for the repairs. 

Dec 10, 2008 | 2005 Chevrolet Impala

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