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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / Body systems / Wipers and Washers / Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement

  1. Windshield Washer Arm Finish Cap

Tip

Use a small flat-bladed tool to remove finish cap.

Special Tools

BO-6626 Wiper Arm Puller

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

  1. Windshield Washer Arm Nut

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Procedure

  1. Locate the transparent circle with a black dot in the center at the lower   windshield blackout area.
  2. Position the wiper arm to the pivot shaft so that the wiper blade is centered across the transparent circle.
  3. Lift the arm blade portion while pushing down the arm onto the pivot shaft.
  4. Install the wiper arm nut.
  5. Hold the wiper arm stationary in position as previously stated.
  6. Torque the wiper arm nut.
  7. Release the wiper arm assembly.
  8. Repeat the same procedure for the other wiper arm.

Tighten

24.5 Nm (18 lb ft)

  1. Windshield Washer Arm Assembly

Tip

Use the wiper arm puller if the arm fails to release from the wiper motor pivot shaft.

Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

Raise the wiper arm up off the windshield.

  1. Windshield Washer Arm Assembly
  2. Windshield Wiper Arm Blade Removal Tab

Procedure

  1. Push inward the square tab at the center   top side of the wiper blade.
  2. Rotate the wiper blade downward slightly.
  3. Slide the wiper blade from the wiper arm.
  4. Carefully release the wiper arm back to the windshield.
  1. Windshield Washer Blade Assembly

Tip

Discard if rubber appears worn or does not wipe the windshield clean.

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement

Preliminary Procedures

Preliminary Procedures

  1. Remove the windshield wiper arms. Refer to Windshield  Wiper Arm Replacement
  2. Remove the air inlet grille panel. Refer to Air Inlet Grille Panel Replacement.
  3. Remove the wiper drive system module.
  1. Windshield Wiper Motor Bolts (Qty: 2)

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Tighten 10 Nm (89 lb in)

  1. Windshield Wiper Motor Nut

Tighten 10 Nm (89 lb in)

  1. Windshield Wiper Motor Assembly

Windshield Wiper Transmission Replacement (Right Hand Drive)

Preliminary Procedures

Preliminary Procedures

  1. Remove the wiper arms. Refer to Windshield  Wiper Arm Replacement.
  2. Remove the air inlet grille panel. Refer to Air Inlet Grille Panel Replacement.
  1. Electrical Connector
  2. Windshield Wiper Transmission Bolt (Qty: 3)

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Tighten 10 Nm(89 lb in)

  1. Windshield Wiper Transmission

Windshield Outside Moisture Sensor Cover Replacement

  1. Windshield Outside Moisture Sensor Cover Assembly

Windshield Outside Moisture Sensor Replacement

Preliminary Procedure

Preliminary Procedure

Remove the windshield outside moisture sensor cover. Refer to Windshield Outside Moisture Sensor Cover Replacement.

  1. Windshield Outside Moisture Sensor

Tip

Pull the windshield outside moisture sensor down to remove from bracket.

Wiper Blade Element Cleaning

Lift each blade assembly off of the windshield and clean the element with a cloth saturated with full strength washer solvent. Then rinse the blade assemblies with clear water.

Windshield Wiper Arm Adjustment

Measuring point for windscreen wiper arms:Upper edge of water deflector (rubber lip) to wiper arm attachment point.

Upper edge of water deflector (rubber lip) to wiper arm attachment point.

Note: Position the wiper arm to the basic setting.

  1. Driver side (a) approximately  6.5 cm (2.6 in)
  2. Passenger side (b) approximately 8.5 cm (3.3 in).
Windshield Washer Pump Seal Replacement
Removal Procedure Open the hood. Remove the windshield washer pump. Refer to Windshield Washer Pump Replacement Using a small flat-bladed tool, remove the washer pump terminal seal (1) ...

Wiper/Washer System Description and Operation
Wiper/Washer System Components The wiper/washer system consists of the following electrical components: Windshield Wiper Relay Windshield Wiper Speed Control Relay Windshield Washer Pump Rela ...

Other materials:

Installation Procedure
Cut the front compartment front rail in corresponding locations to fit the remaining original panel. The sectioning joint should be trimmed to allow a gap of one-and-one-half-times the metal thickness at the sectioning joint. Create a 50 mm (2 in) backing plate from the unused porti ...

Front Fog Lamps
For vehicles with front fog lamps, the button is on the outboard side of the instrument panel. The ignition must be on to turn on the fog lamps. (Front Fog Lamps): Press to turn the fog lamps on or off. An indicator light on the instrument cluster comes on when the fog lamps are on. The ...

Backup Lamp Replacement
Preliminary Procedures Remove the rear compartment sill trim plate. Refer to Rear Compartment Sill  Trim Plate Replacement. Disconnect the electrical harness connector from the backup lamp socket. Back Up Lamp Nut (Qty: 4) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface ...

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