Use caution when prying on the plastic retaining tabs as the plastic becomes brittle with time and any excessive movement of these tabs almost always results in their breaking however the electrical connections are usually quite secure even without these tabs if they should break. They had the passenger's side one on the driver's side. Remove the cowl panel weatherstrip. Check the windshield wiper motor for proper operation and the wiper arms for adjustment. Remove the cowl top vent panels. Remove the radio antenna mast.
It is easy to push it under the ledge by mistake. Once both arms have been removed there are several Philips head screws located along the front edge of the aforementioned panel that must be removed along with five located in holes along the top of the panel. Remove the right-hand and left-hand windshield wiper arm and blade assemblies. Remove the windshield wiper pivot arm. The wiper motor is mounted on the firewall the wall that separates the engine compartment from the passenger compartment at the top and slightly to the driver side of the vehicle.
By gently prying up on the outer most portion of this small sheet metal clip the clip can be slid slightly to one side and then off of the shaft allowing the drive arms to also be slid off of the shaft. This will verify taht the motor is the problem. Since I benefited from that guide, I wanted to contribute something to the F-150 community. I changed mine 1992 by removing the vented piece that runs between the windshield and the hood. If it comes with a transmission arm like this, you'll want to remove it and use your original. There is a small clip located at the end of the shaft that the drive arms attached to.
First we need to disconnect the two electrical plugs from the motor. The driver's side has a little more of a bend in it than the passenger's side, and that allows it just to sit straighter. This guide is intended to cover this type of repair. Pull off these two clips. And then there's a Phillips screw down in there. Remove the wiper arms and unscrew th antennae also L … ift this pc.
Gently pull back the plastic covering the covering the metal frame. Install the electrical hardness connector to the windshield wiper motor. I am not very good with cars at all. And press them down, and then tighten them up with a 15mm wrench or socket ratchet. After that, install the new motor and enjoy. See sources and related links below for more information. They are much cheaper than the dealership, and will honor their warranty as well.
The top screws on the air intake grill do not unscrew. Remove the bolts and the windshield wiper motor. Mine kept falling out so I had to temporarily tape them into place until I could get a bolt through them. Together they clear your windshield of rain, snow, dirt, streaks and anything else making it hard for you to see. And then reconnect your negative battery cable. This will give you access to the back of the wiper motor.
You fiddle with them to … get them out. And reinstall the wiper arms, and we noticed usually that when you have your wipers it kind of lines up with the windshield. Remove all of the screws using a medium sized Phillips screwdriver. There are 6 or 7 screws under the hood and 3 or 4 in the top of the cowl. Mine were making a strange noise because they were hitting the cowl cover.
There are three or four rivets that hold the window regulator assembly to the door. We're dedicated to delivering quality auto parts, expert customer service, fast and free shipping, all backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. You might have to make some adjustments after the first trial. Next, the cowl cover has to be removed. Install the electrical hardness connector to the windshield wiper motor. We provide you with the right product at the right price and with trustworthy advice from our helpful staff. Remove and discard the cowl top vent panel pushpins.