Windscreen wiper motor and linkage - removal and refitting
1 Remove the wiper arms and blades as described in Section 17.
2 Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
3 Remove the nut covers, the fixing nuts, washers and spacers from the pivot shafts.
4 Disconnect the wiper motor wiring at the multi-pin plugs.
5 Unscrew the two fixing bolts and withdraw the motor complete with linkage from the engine compartment (see illustration).
18.5 Windscreen wiper motor fixing bolts (arrowed)
6 Remove the spacers from the pivot shafts.
7 The motor can be separated from the linkage by removing the nut from the crankarm and then unbolting the motor from the mounting.
8 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but connect the motor crankarm when the link is aligned with it as shown (see illustration).
18.8 Windscreen wiper crankarm alignment for refitting
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