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

Inspection

Rear Wiper Motor

1.

Remove the connector from the rear wiper motor.

2.

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

3.

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

No.
Description
1
Battery (+)
2
Parking
3
Ground
4
Switch signal (+)

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.

Inspection (With KDS/GDS)
1.

In the body electrical system, failure can be quickly diagnosed by using the vehicle diagnostic system (KDS/GDS).

The diagnostic system(KDS/GDS) 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

2.

Select the 'Car model' and the 'Body Control Module (BCM)' to be checked in order to check the vehicle with the tester.

3.

Select the 'Current Data' menu to search the current state of the input/output data.

Removal
  

Set up to automatically operate wipers of rear window glass when reverse gear shift is engaged while the wipers of windshield glass are in operation in 'Instrument Panel - User Setting Menu (USM).

1.

Remove the rear wiper cap (A).

2.

Remove the rear wiper arm & blade (A) after loosening the mounting nut.

3.

Remove the tailgate trim after opening the tailgate.

(Refer to Body - "Tailgate Trim)

4.

Disconnect the rear wiper motor connector (A).

5.

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

Installation
1.

Install the rear wiper motor assembly.

Tightening torque Nut :

6.9 - 10.8 N·m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf·m, 5.1 - 8.0 lb·ft)

2.

Install the tailgate trim.

3.

Install the rear wiper arm and rear wiper cap.

Tightening torque Nut :

38.2 - 67.7 N·m (3.9 - 6.9 kgf·m, 28.2 - 49.9 lb·ft)

4.

Set the rear wiper blade and to the lowest defogger heat line and tailgate glass.

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