Kia Forte: Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Wiper Arm

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

Components and components location
Components

1. Wiper arm & blade (Passenger )
2. Wiper arm & blade (Driver)
3. Wiper arm cap
4. Wiper motor & linkage assembly
5. Cowl top cover

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

If necessary, remove the blade by pushing it in the direction arrow after opening the hook (A).

  

Move the windshield glass wiper blades to the service position as follows;

After turning off the engine, move the wiper switch to the single wiping (MIST) position within 20 seconds and hold the switch more than 2 seconds until the wiper blade is in the service position.

After turning ignition to the ON position, move the wiper switch to the single wiping (MIST) and wiper arms will return to the normal operating position.

2.

Remove the wiper caps (A).

3.

Remove the wiper arms (A) after loosening the nuts.

Tightening torque : 22.6 - 26.5 N·m (2.3 - 2.7 kgf·m, 16.6 - 19.5 lb·ft)

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

  

When installing, place the wiper arm to the specified position and then tighten the nut.

[Passenger side]

Place the wiper of passenger side to the marking (A) position of cowl top cover.

[Driver side]

Place the wiper of driver side to the end (A) of passenger wiper blade.

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