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

Second Generation XM (2011-2022) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Windshield Wiper/Washer / 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 blade (A) after removing a nut.

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.
Remove the weather strip and the cowl top cover (A) after removing retainers.

5.
Disconnect the wiper motor connector (A) from the wiper motor & linkage assembly.

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

7.
Hold the wiper motor crank arm and remove the upper linkage (A) from the wiper motor crank arm.

  
Before remve the wiper motor and linkage assembly, make sure that the linkage is stoped 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.
8.
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.
9.
Remove the crank arm (A) after loosening a nut.

10.
Remove the wiper motor (A) after loosening the screws.

Front Wiper Motor Component Location
1. Cap 2. Nut 3. Wiper arm & blade 4. Retainer 5. Cowl top cover 6. Bolt 7. Wiper motor & linkage assembly 8. Wiper motor connector ...

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. ...

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