Kia Soul: Front Wiper Motor Installation - Windshield Wiper/Washer - Body Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Front Wiper Motor Installation

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Wiper Motor Installation

1.
Install the wiper motor.
2.
Install the crank arm.
  
To install the wiper motor crank arm, make sure that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in straight line and set the angle of each linkages exactly.
3.
Install the lower and upper linkage to the wiper motor crank arm.
  
To install the wiper motor crank arm, make sure that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in straight line and set the angle of each linkages exactly.
Be careful not to bend the linkage.
4.
Install the wiper motor and linkage assembly and then connect the wiper motor connector.

Tightening torque:
6.9 ~ 10.8Nm (0.7 ~ 1.1, kgf.m, 5.0 ~ 7.9 lb-ft)

5.
Install the cowl top cover.
6.
Install the windshield wiper arm and blade.

Tightening torque:
22.6 ~ 26.5 Nm (2.3 ~ 2.7 kgf.m, 16.6 ~ 19.5 lb-ft)

  
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The windshield wiper motor must be cycled to make sure that it is in the auto stop position.
If necessary, adjust the wiper arm and blade.
7.
Install the wiper arm and blade to the auto stop position.
A : Auto stop position (Blade)

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