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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Front wiper motor and link

Toyota RAV4 Service Manual / Wiper and washer / Front wiper motor and link

Components

Toyota RAV4. Front wiper motor and link


Removal

  1. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal

Caution:

Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to prevent airbag and seat belt pretensioner activation.

  1. Remove front wiper arm head cap

  1. Remove the 2 caps.
  1. Remove front wiper arm and blade assembly lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove front wiper arm and blade assembly lh


  1. Remove the nut and arm and blade.
  1. Remove front wiper arm and blade assembly rh

Toyota RAV4. Remove front wiper arm and blade assembly rh


  1. Remove the nut and arm and blade.
  1. Remove front fender to cowl side seal lh

Toyota RAV4. Remove front fender to cowl side seal lh


  1. Detach the claw and remove the front fender to cowl side seal.
  1. Remove front fender to cowl side seal rh

Toyota RAV4. Remove front fender to cowl side seal rh


  1. Detach the claw and remove the front fender to cowl side seal.
  1. Remove cowl top ventilator louver

Toyota RAV4. Remove cowl top ventilator louver


  1. Remove the 2 clips.
  2. Detach the 12 claws and remove the louver.
  1. Remove windshield wiper motor and link assembly

Toyota RAV4. Remove windshield wiper motor and link assembly


  1. Remove the 2 bolts.
  2. Move the wiper cushion in the direction shown by the arrow in the illustration to detach the wiper cushion from the body, and remove the wiper motor and link.
  3. Disconnect the connector and detach the clamp.
  1. Remove windshield wiper motor assembly

Toyota RAV4. Remove windshield wiper motor assembly


  1. Using a screwdriver, disconnect the rod of the wiper link from the wiper motor as shown in the illustration.

Hint:

Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

Toyota RAV4. Remove windshield wiper motor assembly


  1. Put matchmarks on the crank arm and motor, as shown in the illustration.

Toyota RAV4. Remove windshield wiper motor assembly


  1. Remove the 3 bolts and wiper motor.

Inspection

  1. Inspect windshield wiper motor assembly

Toyota RAV4. Inspect windshield wiper motor assembly


  1. Check the lo operation.
  1. Connect the battery's positive (+) lead to terminal 5 (+1) and the negative (-) lead to terminal 4 (e), and check that the motor operates at low speed (lo).

Ok: motor operates at low speed (lo).

  1. Check the hi operation.
  1. Connect the battery's positive (+) lead to terminal 3 (+2) and the negative (-) lead to terminal 4 (e), and check that the motor operates at high speed (hi).

Ok: motor operates at high speed (hi).

  1. Check the automatic stop operation.
  1. Connect the battery's positive (+) lead to terminal 5 (+1) and the negative (-) lead to terminal 4 (e). With the motor rotating at low speed (lo), disconnect terminal 5 (+1) to stop the wiper motor operation at any position other than the automatic stop position.
  2. Using sst, connect terminals 1 (+s) and 5 (+1). Then connect the battery's positive (+) lead to terminal 2 (b) and the negative (-) lead to terminal 4 (e) to restart the motor operation at low speed (lo).

    Sst 09843-18040

  3. Check that the motor stops automatically at the automatic stop position.

Ok: refer to illustration.

If the result is not as specified, replace the motor assembly.

Toyota RAV4. Inspect windshield wiper motor assembly


Installation

  1. Install windshield wiper motor assembly

Toyota RAV4. Install windshield wiper motor assembly


  1. Install the wiper motor with the 3 bolts.

    Torque: 5.4 N*m (55 kgf*cm, 48 in.*Lbf)

Toyota RAV4. Install windshield wiper motor assembly


  1. Align the matchmarks on the crank arm and motor.
  2. Apply mp grease to the sliding parts of the wiper motor and the rod of the wiper link.
  3. Connect the rod of the wiper link to the wiper motor.
  1. Install windshield wiper motor and link assembly

Toyota RAV4. Install windshield wiper motor and link assembly


  1. Move the wiper motor and link in the direction shown by the arrow in the illustration to attach the wiper cushion to the body, and install the wiper motor and link.
  2. Install the 2 bolts.

    Torque: 5.5 N*m (56 kgf*cm, 49 in.*Lbf)

  3. Connect the connector.
  1. Install cowl top ventilator louver

Toyota RAV4. Install cowl top ventilator louver


  1. Attach the 12 claws to install the louver.
  2. Install the 2 clips.
  1. Install front fender to cowl side seal lh

Toyota RAV4. Install front fender to cowl side seal lh


  1. Attach the claw to install the front fender to cowl side seal.
  1. Install front fender to cowl side seal rh

Toyota RAV4. Install front fender to cowl side seal rh


  1. Attach the claw to install the front fender to cowl side seal.
  1. Install front wiper arm and blade assembly rh

Toyota RAV4. Install front wiper arm and blade assembly rh


  1. Stop the wiper motor at the automatic stop position.
  2. Clean the wiper arm serration with a round file or equivalent.
  3. Clean the wiper pivot serration with a wire brush.

Toyota RAV4. Install front wiper arm and blade assembly rh


  1. Install the arm and blade with the nut. Make sure that the arm and blade comes to the position shown in the illustration.

Torque: 21 n*m (214 kgf*cm, 23 ft.*Lbf)

Hint:

Hold down the arm hinge with your hand while tightening the nut.

  1. Install front wiper arm and blade assembly lh

Toyota RAV4. Install front wiper arm and blade assembly lh


  1. Clean the wiper arm serration with a round file or equivalent.
  2. Clean the wiper pivot serration with a wire brush.

Toyota RAV4. Install front wiper arm and blade assembly lh


  1. install the arm and blade with the nut. make sure that the arm and blade comes to the position shown in the illustration.

    torque: 21 n*m (214 kgf*cm, 23 ft.*lbf)

Hint:

Hold down the arm hinge with your hand while tightening the nut.

  1. Operate the front wipers while spraying water or washer fluid on the windshield. Ensure that there is no interference between the blades and pillar.
  1. Install front wiper arm head cap

  1. Install the 2 caps.
  1. Connect cable to negative battery terminal

Front wiper motor
Inspection Inspect front wiper motor Check the lo operation. Connect the battery's positive (+) lead to terminal 5 (+1) and the negative (-) lead to terminal 4 (e), and check t ...

Front wiper rubber
Components Removal Remove front wiper blade Detach the claw as shown in the illustration. Remove the wiper blade as shown in the illustration. Notice: Do not fold ...

Other materials:

Diagnosis system
Description Air conditioning system data and the diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) can be read through the data link connector 3 (dlc3) of the vehicle. When the system seems to be malfunctioning, use the intelligent tester to check for malfunctions and perform troubleshooting. ...

Diagnostic trouble code chart
If a dtc is displayed during the dtc check, check the circuit listed for the dtc in the table below (refer to the appropriate page). Hint: When the srs warning light remains on and the normal system code is output, a decrease in the source voltage is likely to occur. This malfunction is n ...

Removal
Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal Caution: Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to prevent airbag and seat belt pretensioner activation. Remove mass air flow meter Disconnect the mass air flow meter connector. ...

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