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.

    See also:

    Facia panel switches - removal and refitting
    1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. Rocker switches and push button switches 2 Using a thin-bladed screwdriver, carefully prise the switch from the facia panel. 3 Disconnect the wiring plug a ...

    Major operations possible with the engine in the car
    The following work can be carried out without having to remove the engine: a) Timing belt - renewal. b) Camshaft oil seal - renewal. c) Camshaft - removal and refitting. d) Cylinder head - remova ...

    Rear axle tube (Van models) - removal and refitting
    Removal 1 Raise the rear of the vehicle and support it on stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”). Remove the rear roadwheels. 2 Support the axle tube on a jack preferably of trolley type. 3 ...