2000 Saturn SL2, Windshield Wiper Motor Assembly Removal Replacement, 3-4hr job
1) First be sure the wipers are in the park position. Then flip up plastic covers over wiper arm nuts, remove nuts, flip wipers up vertical and remove wiper arms.
2) remove cowling grille under wipers that spans across bottom of windshield by removing 4 star torque bolts and about 5 plastic retainers. Some are accessed with hood down, some with hood up. To remove plastic retainers, first pop up round center post with a thin screwdriver to unlock retainer leaving the outer circular part in place, then pull out plastic retainer. Close hood and detach the windshield washer hose from the cowling, then lift cowling up over the antenna. Once cowling is removed you can see wiper motor assembly.
3) Remove top dashboard, by first removing 2 star torque bolts just above the glovebox, then just lift up firmly, starting above the glove box, to release multiple retainers, if you look under the dashboard you'll see the retainers, then just pull the whole dashboard forward, you'll see front clips that the front edge slides into, these are held by Velcro and come may come off.
4) Remove the large defrost duct by removing the 2 bolts on either side close to the windshield. Then get outside the car and look through the windshield to spot 2 plastic retaining clips on either side of the defrost duct - they are low and towards the back of the duct. Once you spot them, get back in and reach down to feel them and release them. Now slide the duct to towards the passenger side about 5 inches, that's all it will move, to access the 2 wiper motor retaining nuts that are just under the left side of the defrost duct near the windshield. They are covered with a thin sheet of sound insulation, just pull it down to see them and remove these 2 nuts.
5) Outside the car, remove the 2 bolts on either side of the wiper arm assembly. These are the main bolts that secure the assembly to the chassis.
6) Rotate the linkage arm on the enter shaft of the motor to re-position the connecting arms until you are able to remove the assembly.
7) Installation is the opposite.
NOTE: I replaced a 2000 SL2 factory assembly with a used 2001 SL coupe assembly that is sold as a compatible replacement but looked different - the motor and electrical connections were positioned differently, but the whole assembly fit and worked.
NOTE: When I turned the wipers on, I noticed a large white plastic connector on the dash near the windshield driver side inside the car moving - the wiper arm mechanism was hitting it. I removed the plastic clip as it was only holding some sound insulation.
NOTES: My problem was my wipers would not turn off, I had to turn off the car to get them to stop. This was intermittent at first but then it happened continuously. It may have been caused by turning the wipers on when they were frozen to the windshield. Don't do that if you have a Saturn!
I recently performed this task, and learned a lot! 1. Remove wiper arms, air cowl, antenna, etc. to expose wiper motor on engine side of firewall. 2. Remove top of dashboard. 3. Move defrost louver to one side, and access nuts against firewall on driver side, which hold wiper motor bracket to fire wall. 4. Remove wiper assembly...motor and transmission. 5. Move trasmission to new motor. 6. Re-install.
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That depends on what you're calling the "control module". There is a switch that controls where the wiper blades "park". It's inside the wiper motor assembly. In fact, most of the controls, except the switch on the steering column, are inside the wiper motor.
There is no switch. If the wipers park in the middle or at the top of the winshield you need to replace the motor. the fault is in the logic
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in the front side of the wiper motor
2000 buick regal wiper pulse board /timing wipers
uses the same as the front
REPLACE THE MOTOR But first make sure the nut attaching the wiper cam to the motor is not loose or has slipped. When the wipers were turned off on my 2000 LS1 they stopped at 12:00. When I turned them on they went first to 9:00 then to 2:00. I was going to replace the motor but noticed the motor always runs one way and the wipers reverse by a cam. The cam was out of sync with the motor because the nut on the motor shaft had allowed everything to slip.
On a 2000 Dodge Caravan, the wiper motor is located under the hood on the passenger side of the engine compartment. It is found over the strut tower in the firewall.
I believe the wiper module is built in the black cover that snaps on the wiper motor I believe .
Saturn made more than one car in 2000 so you will need to be more specific! The s-series motor will not fit in an l series car though if that is what you are asking.
No, it will not perform as it should. The 92 is OBD1 & the 2000 is OBD2. The ECU will not function correctly on this engine.
There are 2 wiper motors on a Windstar: 1 for the front wipers and 1 for the rear.
Remove the wiper cowl.....wiper arms then the cowl. Remove the cabin vent filter and housing Remove the motor housing and remove the motor......Sounds easy right.....Have FUN.... Take note of exactly how the motor is in there because if you don't put it back exactly you'll be doing it again and again to eliminate the awful rattle noise it makes
The blower motor is underneath the passenger side dash.
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If intermittent wiper won't work either, it is most likely a bad wiper motor. Had a dealer replace the wiper switch, but that did not fix either problem. After dealer replaced wiper motor, problems were resolved.
most likely need to replace wiper motor. they usually have the intermitnant electronic card inside the motor housing and do not usually sell it separate. changing the whole motor box should solve your problem.
I would inspect the switch and the electrical connection to the switch before replacing the blower motor.
The cost to replace the motor mounts on a 2000 Saturn SL2 ranges from $500 to $1,000. The high costs are due to the labor intensive process of disconnecting and raising the engine assembly.
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Because your shaft is slipping inside your wiper arm or because your wiper motor is bad and needs to be replaced. You can see if the shaft is slipping inside the wiper arm by turning the motor on and watching the nut in the center of the arm (opposite end of the wiper blade) to see if it moves, if it does not move and makes a noise when turned on then the motor itself is bad. The nut is generally covered by a rubber or plastic cap that simply pops off.
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