KIA Niro: Front Washer Motor Repair procedures

Inspection

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

Warning

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

  1. Connect positive (+) battery cables to power terminal (Front : 1, Rear 3) and negative (-) battery cables to ground terminal 2 respectively.

  1. Check that the motor operates normally and the washer motor runs and water sprays from the front nozzles.
  2. If they are abnormal, replace the washer motor.

Washer Fluid Level Sensor Switch

  1. Drain the washer fluid less than 650 cc.
  2. 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.

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

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

Removal

Washer Motor

  1. Remove the engine room under cover.

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

  2. Drain the washer fluid to less than 650 cc.
  3. Disconnect the washer hose (A) and washer motor connector (B).
  4. Remove the front washer motor (C).

Washer Fluid Level Sensor

Washer Fluid Level Sensor

  1. Remove the engine room under cover.

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

  2. Drain the washer fluid to less than 650 cc.
  3. Remove the washer fluid level sensor switch (B) after disconnecting the connector (A).

Reservoir

Reservoir

  1. Remove the engine room under cover.

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

  2. Remove the front wheel guard (RH).

    (Refer to Body - "Front Wheel Guard")

  3. Drain the washer fluid to less than 650 cc.
  4. Disconnect the washer motor connector (A).

  1. Remove the reservoir.

(1) Separate the washer hose.

(2) Remove the reservoir by loosening the bolts and screw.

Installation

Installation

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

    READ NEXT:

     Rain Sensor Repair procedures

    Inspection Check point for rain sensor: To properly adjust sensitivity if auto wiping operates sensitively or insensitively. To check if a connector of sensor is normally connected To check if sensor and bracket are normal

     Gel pad

    Replacement Remove the damaged silicone gel pad completely on the lens plate of rain sensor. Warning The silicone gel must be fully detached from the rain sensor by rubbing it off with the fingers without any tool. The surface

     Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

    SEE MORE:

     Securing a Child Restraint System with the "ISOFIX Anchorage" system

    ISOFIX anchorages are metal bars built into the vehicle. There are two lower anchors for each ISOFIX seating position that will accommodate a Child Restraint System with lower attachments. ISOFIX anchor position indicator ISOFIX anchor

     Lane Following Assist operation

    Turning Lane Following Assist On/Off With the engine on, shortly press the Lane Driving Assist button located on the steering wheel to turn on Lane Following Assist. The grey or green ( ) indicator light will appear on the cluster. Press