Kia Optima: Removal - Front Wiper Motor. Repair procedures - Windshield Wiper/Washer - Body Electrical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Optima: Removal

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

2. Remove the windshield wiper arm and blade (A).

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 rivets.

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

7. Remove the windshield wiper motor and linkage assembly (A) after removing 3 bolts.

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

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

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.

10. Remove the crank arm (A) after loosening a nut.

11. Remove the wiper motor bracket (A) after loosening the bolts.


Front Wiper Motor. Repair procedures
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Installation
1. Install the wiper motor. 2. Install the crank arm. Tighting torque:24.5 ~ 26.4Nm (2.5 ~ 2.7, kgf.m, 18.0 ~ 19.5 lbf.ft) ...

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