Kia Rio: Front Wiper Motor Removal - Windshield Wiper/Washer - Body Electrical System - Kia Rio UB 2012-2020 Service ManualKia Rio: Front Wiper Motor Removal

1.
Loosen the windshield wiper arm nut (A) after removing a wiper cap (B).


2.
Remove the windshield wiper arm and blade.
3.
If necessary, release the wiper blade fixing clip by pulling up and remove the wiper blade from the inside radius of wiper arm.


4.
Disconnect the washer hose (A) connected to cowl top cover.
5.
Remove the weather strip and the cowl top cover (B) after removing rivets.


6.
Disconnect the wiper motor connector (A) from the wiper motor & linkage assembly.
7.
Remove the windshield wiper motor and linkage assembly (B) after removing 2 bolts.


8.
Hold the wiper motor crank arm and remove the linkages (A) (B) from the wiper motor crank arm.




     
Before remving the wiper motor and linkage assembly, make sure that the linkage is stopped at auto stop position.
To install the wiper motor crank arm exactly, check that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in straight line and the angle of each linkages.
Be careful not to bend the linkage.
9.
Loosen 3 bolts and remove the wiper motor(A) from the wiper motor crank arm.


Front Wiper Motor Component Location
1. Cap 2. Nut 3. Wiper arm & blade 4. Rivet 5. Cowl top cover 6. Bolt 7. Wiper motor & linkage assembly ...

Front Wiper Motor Installation
1. Install the wiper motor. 2. Install the crank arm. 3. Install the lower and upper linkage to the wiper motor ...

See also:

Circuit Diagram
(M/T) (A/T) ...

Fuel Tank Installation
1. Installation is reverse of removal. Fuel tank band installation nut: 39.2 ~ 54.0 N.m (4.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 39.8 lb-ft) ...

Rear Shock Absorber Replacement
1. Remove the rear wheel & tire. Tightening torque : 88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft) ...

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