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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Renewing wiper motor

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Release lever -80-200-

Renewing wiper motor

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1410-

Renewing wiper motor

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Danger of injury!
Risk of crushing injuries when performing work on uncovered windscreen wiper system.
The windscreen wiper system may only be operated after its proper installation.
There is a risk of damage to the bonnet and the wiper arms.
Before operating the windscreen wiper system with open bonnet, ensure that there is sufficient space for the components to move.
In order to be able to operate the windscreen wiper system with open bonnet, the bonnet lock must be engaged in position »closed«.
The removal and installation procedures are described for LHD vehicles. Removal and installation for RHD vehicles are similar.
–  Deactivate APP function of wiper motor → Chapter.
–  Remove wiper frame → Chapter.

Renewing wiper motor

–  Lever drive rod -4- off motor crank ball joint -2- using removal lever -80-200-.
–  Remove hexagon nut -1-.
–  Pull motor crank -2- off wiper motor shaft.
–  Remove bolts -3-.
–  Remove wiper motor -V- from wiper frame.
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
–  Connect electrical connector to wiper motor -V-.
–  Switch on ignition.
–  Actuate “flick wipe” function and allow wiper motor -V- to move to its end position.
–  Switch off ignition.
–  Disconnect electrical connector.

Renewing wiper motor

–  Fit wiper motor -V- to wiper frame.
–  Screw in bolts -3-.
–  Fit motor crank -2- to wiper motor shaft.
–  Screw in hexagon nut -1-.
–  Align drive rod -4- parallel to motor crank -2-.
–  Tighten hexagon nut -1-.
–  Connect drive rod -4- to motor crank -2- at ball joint.
–  Install wiper frame → Chapter.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview – wiper motor and wiper frame“

Renewing wiper motor

Removing and installing wiper motor -V-
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1410-   ...

Deactivating APP function of wiper motor
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