Kia Forte: Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Wiper Motor

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

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

Schematic diagrams
Circuit Diagram

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Remove the cowl top cover.

(Refer to Body - "Cowl Top Cover")

2.

Remove the wiper motor & linkage assembly (A) after loosening the mounting bolts.

Tightening torque : 6.9 - 10.8 N·m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf·m, 5.1 - 8.0 lb·ft)

3.

Disconnect the wiper motor connector (A).

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection
1.

Remove the connector from the wiper motor.

No.
Description
1
-
2
Battery
3
Wiper motor (Parking)
4
Wiper motor (High)
5
Ground
6
Wiper motor (Low)

2.

Attach the positive (+) lead from the battery to terminal 2 and the negative (-) lead to terminal 5.

Inspection (With KDS)
1.

In the body electrical system, failure can be quickly diagnosed by using the vehicle diagnostic system (KDS).

The diagnostic system(KDS) provides the following information.

(1)

Self diagnosis : Checking failure and code number (DTC).

(2)

Current data : Checking the system input/output data state.

(3)

Actuation test : Checking the system operation condition.

(4)

Additional function : Controlling other features including system option setting and zero point adjustment.

2.

Select the 'Car model' and the 'Intergrated body control unit (IBU)' to be checked in order to check the vehicle with the tester.

3.

Select the 'Current Data' menu to search the current state of the input/output data.

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