Kia Forte: Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Washer Motor

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Washer Motor

Components and components location
Components Location

1. Washer reservoir assembly
2. Washer motor & pump assembly
3. Wiper arm & blade
4. Multifunction switch
5. Wiper/Washer relay
6. Washer fluid level sensor

Repair procedures
Inspection

Front Washer Motor

1.

With the washer motor connected to the reservoir tank, fill the reservoir tank with water.

  
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Before filling the reservoir tank with water, check the filter for foreign material or contamination. if necessary, clean the filter.

2.

Connect positive (+) battery cables to terminal 2 and negative (-) battery cables to terminal 1 respectively.

3.

Check that the motor operates normally and the washer motor runs and water sprays from the front nozzles.

4.

If they are abnormal, replace the washer motor.

Washer Fluid Level Sensor

1.

Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2.

Drain the washer fluid less than 650 cc.

3.

Check for continuity between the No. 1 and No.2 terminal in each float position.

There should be continuity when the float is down.

There should be no continuity when the float is up.

4.

If the continuity is not as specified, replace the washer fluid level switch

Removal

Front Washer Motor

1.

Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the engine room under cover.

Nu 2.0 MPI (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

Gamma 1.6 MPI (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

3.

Disconnect the connector (A) and remove the washer motor (B), then remove the nozzle (C) from the motor.

  

Washer fluid is drained when removing washer motor.

Washer Fluid Level Sensor

1.

Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the engine room under cover.

Nu 2.0 MPI (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

Gamma 1.6 MPI (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

3.

Remove the washer fluid level sensor switch (A) after disconnecting the connector.

Reservoir Tank

1.

Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the front bumper assembly.

(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Assembly")

3.

Remove the front wheel guard [RH].

(Refer to Body - "Front Wheel Guard")

4.

Disconnect the nozzle (A) and connector (B) and than remove the reservoir (C) by loosening the bolts and screw.

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

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