Kia Sorento: Front Wiper Motor Installation - Windshield Wiper/Washer - Body Electrical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service ManualKia Sorento: Front Wiper Motor Installation

Second Generation XM (2011-2022) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Wiper Motor Installation

1.
Install the wiper motor.
2.
Install the crank arm.

Torque :
12.7-17.6Nm (1.3-1.8, kgf.m, 9.4-13.0 lbf.ft)

  
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.

Torque :
7-11Nm (0.7-1.1, kgf.m, 5.0-7.9 lbf.ft)

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

Torque :
22.5~26.4 Nm (2.3~2.7 kgf.m, 16.6~21.7 lbf.ft)

  
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The windshield wiper motor must be cycled to make sure that it is in the park position.
If necessary, adjust the wiper arm and blade.
7.
Install the wiper arm and blade to the specified position.
Specified
position
A
B
Distance
[in (mm)]
1.37 ± 0.2
(25±5)
1.17±0.2
(30±5)

8.
Set the cowl top cover on the specified spray position.

Specified
position
Distance (in)
Distance (mm)
A
18.2
463.0
B
0.9
24.0
C
23.5
598.0
D
23.4
595.0
E
3.2
82.0
F
8.7
223.0
G
17.1
436.5
H
23.8
606.0

Front Wiper Motor Removal
1. Remove the windshield wiper arm and blade after removing a nut (B) and wiper cap (A). 2. Remove the windshield wiper arm and bla ...

Front Wiper Motor Inspection
Speed Operation Check 1. Remove the connector (A) from the wiper motor. 2. Attach the positive (+) lead from the battery to terminal ...

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