Rear window wiper motor - removal and refitting

Hatchback models
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Remove the wiper arm.

3 Open the tailgate; remove the trim panel.

4 Unscrew the earth lead and disconnect the wiring plug from the motor.

5 Remove the three securing bolts and withdraw the mounting bracket and motor from the tailgate (see illustration).

37.5 Rear window wiper motor location - mounting bracket securing bolts
37.5 Rear window wiper motor location - mounting bracket securing bolts arrowed

6 The motor can be separated from the mounting bracket by removing the three securing bolts.

7 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Estate models
8 The procedure is as described for Hatchback models except that the washer hose must be disconnected from the motor assembly, and the mounting bracket is secured by four bolts.

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