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

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Wiper Motor Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Loosen the windshield wiper arm nut (B) after removing the 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.
Fix the arm using a plyer, and 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 more precisely, make sure that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in a straight line and check the angle of each linkage.
Be careful not to bend the linkage.
11.
Remove the wiper motor (A) after loosening the mounting bolts.

   
Be careful not to miss the mounting nuts.

Installation
1.
Install the wiper motor.
2.
Install the crank arm.
   
When installing the wiper motor crank arm, make sure that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in a straight line and accurately set the angle of each linkage.
3.
Install the lower and upper linkage to the wiper motor crank arm.
   
When installing the wiper motor crank arm, make sure that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in a straight line and accurately set the angle of each linkage.
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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Rotate the windshield wiper motor to check that it is in 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)

Inspection
Speed Operation Check
1.
Disconnect the connector (A) from the wiper motor.

2.
Attach the positive (+) lead from the battery to terminal 2 and the negative (-) lead to terminal 5.
3.
Check that the motor operates at low or high speed as the table below.

   
Common sources of contamination are insects, tree sap, and hot wax treatments used by some commercial car washes. If the blades are not wiping properly, clean both the window and the blades with a good cleaner or mild detergent, and rinse thoroughly with clean water.
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