KIA Niro: Front Wiper Motor

Front wiper motor

Rear wiper motor

Rear wiper motor

Front Wiper Motor Repair procedures

Front Wiper Motor Repair procedures

Removal

Front Wiper Motor

  1. Remove the cowl top cover.

    (Refer to Body - "Cowl Top Cover")

  2. Disconnect the wiper motor connector (A).

  1. 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)

Rear Wiper Motor

Rear Wiper Motor

  1. Remove the rear wiper.

    (Refer to Wiper/Washer - "Wiper Arm")

  2. Remove the tailgate trim.

    (Refer to Body - "Tailgate Trim")

  3. Disconnect the rear wiper motor connector (A).

  1. Remove the rear wiper motor (A) after loosening the bolts.

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

Installation

Installation

  1. Install in the reverse order of the removal.

Inspection

Diagnosis 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.

  1. Select the 'Car model' and the 'Body Control Module (BCM)' to be checked in order to check the vehicle with the tester.
  2. Select the 'Current Data' menu to search the current state of the input/output data.

Front Wiper Motor Inspection

  1. Disconnect the front wiper motor connector.

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

Rear Wiper Motor Inspection

Rear Wiper Motor Inspection

  1. Disconnect the rear wiper motor connector.

  1. Connect positive (+) battery cables to terminal 4 and negative (-) battery cables to terminal 3 respectively.

  1. Check that the motor operates normally. If they are abnormal, replace the wiper motor.

Rear Wiper Motor Automatic Stop Operation Check

  1. Operate the motor at low speed using the stalk control.
  2. Stop the motor operation anywhere except at the off position by disconnecting the motor connector.
  3. Connect the positive (+) lead from the battery to terminal 1 and the negative (-) lead to terminal 3.
  4. Connect the motor terminal 2 and terminal 4.
  5. Check that the motor stops running at the off position.

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