Tailgate wiper motor - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Disconnect the battery and remove the wiper arm/blade assembly.

2 Remove the pivot shaft nut, spacer and outer seals.

3 Open the tailgate and remove the trim panel (refer to Chapter 11).

4 Release the earth lead and unscrew the two, or on later models, three wiper motor mounting bolts (see illustration).

19.4 Tailgate wiper motor retaining bolts (arrowed)
19.4 Tailgate wiper motor retaining bolts (arrowed)

5 Disconnect the multi-pin plug and remove the motor from the tailgate.

6 Take off the pivot shaft seal, spacer and bracket from the motor.

Refitting
7 Refit by reversing the removal operations.

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