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I'm trying to remove the rear wiper arm on a 2003 Sante Fe. I have removed the nut but the arm is still firmly on the shaft. I have tried extensive wiggling and pulling with no results. How to you get the wiper arm off of the shaft once the nut is removed?

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Most all wiper arms are attached with a very tight fitting spline.
This is kinda like a toothed gear (not a gear) but with really small teeth. What's needed is to apply equal pressure (lifting) on either side to pull it up in a straight line.
I don't know an easy way. I usually use two wide flat blade screwdrivers and try to lever it up on both sides. Tape some small peices of wood or somthing to protect the car, right next to it.
If you have room to get under it, you could use a small puller.

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Had the same problem, i took a thin Channellock Tongue-And-Groove pliers and pryed out under the bolt assembly, with alot of WD-40 after 3 min it came off finaly, lost salt and corrosion kept it there

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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

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REMOVAL
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  2. Remove the rear wiper arm from the rear wiper motor output shaft.
  3. 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 .Be certain to take proper precautions to protect the outer tailgate panel and its paint finish from damage during this procedure.
  4. Remove the nut that secures the rear wiper motor output shaft to the outer swing gate panel
  5. Remove the bezel and gasket from the rear wiper motor output shaft.
  6. Remove the trim panel from the tailgate inner panel.
  7. Disconnect the tailgate wire harness connector for the flip-up glass ajar switch from the flip-up glass latch connector receptacle.
  8. Disconnect the tailgate wire harness connector for the rear wiper motor from the motor connector receptacle
  9. Loosen the two screws that secure the rear wiper motor mounting bracket to the top of the tailgate inner panel.
  10. 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.
  11. Remove the rear wiper motor and mounting bracket from the tailgate as a unit.
To Install just reverse steps

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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:
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    • The nut on the wiper arm
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    • The cap on the wiper arm
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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.

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2. Remove the nut holding the arm to the motor shaft
3. Now for the hard part, put the flathead screwdriver between the wiper arm and the base of the motor shaft. You should be able to wedge it in there so that you can put slight pressure on the bottom of the wiper arm and the base of the motor. Now wiggle the wiper arm and pull up while you turn the flathead screwdriver to help pop it off. Just keep wiggling and turning the screwdriver to pop the arm off.
4. Once the arm is off it should be obvious why it was so hard to get it off. There are threads on the motor shaft that tap wiper arm when you crank the nut down on the arm. That's why it doesn't just fall off when you take the nut off.
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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:
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  4. Check wiper operation.

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  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.
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  6. Disconnect the electrical connector.
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    Fig. Rear wiper motor view-2008 model shown, other years similar

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  2. Reconnect the electrical connector.
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  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).

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  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Remove antenna mast from the antenna base.
  1. Remove cap on LH and RH windshield wiper pivot arms to expose nuts retaining the arms to pivot shafts.
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  1. Remove seven screws retaining the cowl top vent panel.
  1. Disconnect windshield washer hose (17A605) at LH side of vehicle just ahead of where it enters cowl top.
  1. Remove hood cowl seal.
  1. Carefully remove cowl top vent panel from vehicle.
  1. Remove three retaining screws to cowl drain tube that is connected to top cowl.
  1. Disconnect wiring harness leading to windshield wiper motor.
  1. Remove five screws retaining cowl top to vehicle and remove cowl top and windshield wiper from vehicle.
  1. Remove two screws and two nuts retaining windshield wiper to cowl top and separate the two parts.
  1. Remove drive linkage from motor shaft linkage.
  1. Remove remaining screws attaching windshield wiper and separate the two parts.
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Slide the locking tab out.
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Remove the rear wiper motor shaft nut cover.
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Remove the rear wiper motor cover.
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