Kia Soul: Front Wiper Motor Removal - Windshield Wiper/Washer - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Front Wiper Motor Removal

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Wiper Motor Removal

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

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 (A) after removing 5 rivets.

6.
Remove the windshield wiper motor and linkage assembly (A) after removing 2 bolts.

7.
Disconnect the wiper motor connector (A) from the wiper motor & linkage assembly.

8.
Hold the wiper motor crank arm and remove the upper linkage (A) from the wiper motor crank arm.

9.
Remove the lower linkage (A) from the wiper motor crank arm.

10.
Hold the arm to use the plyer, remove the crank arm (A) after loosening the mounting nut.

  
Before removing 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.
11.
Remove the wiper motor (A) after loosening the mounting bolts.

  
Be carefal not to miss the mounting nuts.

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