Kia Niro: Rear Wiper/Washer / Rear Washer Motor Repair procedures


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


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


Remove the engine room under cover.

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


Remove the front wheel guard [RH].

(Refer to Body - "Front Wheel Guard")


Connect positive (+) battery cables to terminal 3 and negative (-) battery cables to terminal 2 respectively.


Check that the motor operates normally and the washer motor runs and water sprays from the front nozzles.


If they are abnormal, replace the washer motor.

[Front & Rear washer]

Front windshield washer (+)
Rear washer (+)

Rear Washer Switch Repair procedures
Inspection Multifunction Switch Inspection 1. Check for continuity between the terminals in each switch position as shown below. [Left Handle Drive] ...

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