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I need to replace the wiper motor on a 1999 Jaguar XJR....how

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I need to replace the wiper motor on a 1999 Jaguar XJR....how do I remove the existing motor?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Shawn replied 5 years ago.
Customer

 

They changed the design in the middle of 1999 so here are both procedures for early and late production.

I hope this helps.

 


WIPER/WASHER SYSTEMS -1999 Jaguar XJR Page 1 of 1

 


Removal (XJ8 & XJR - Early Type)

1.Remove battery cover and disconnect negative battery cable.
Remove tool tray cover, and remove tools. Remove screw and top
cover using care to not damage locating pin. Remove seal from
cover. Remove left and right bulkheads at rear of engine
compartment. Carefully remove engine compartment rear cover.
2.Remove wiper arm and blade assembly. See WIPER ARM . Remove 5
plenum cover screws. Lift plenum cover for access and disconnect
washer fluid tube from plenum cover connector. Remove plenum
cover. Remove wiper motor harness connector from clip, and
position harness clear of clip.
3.Remove nut securing wiper spindle to top of plenum, remove
washer and seal, and discard seal. Remove nut and main engine
harness connector. Remove purge valve mounting bracket at
bulkhead and reposition assembly for access.
4.Remove throttle cable adjustment bracket at throttle body.
Release locking clips and remove 3 screws securing bottom of
motor housing to bulkhead. Remove 3 bolts securing top of motor
housing to bulkhead. Remove housing and motor/linkage assembly.

Fig. 11: Removing Wiper Motor (XJ8 & XJR - Early Type)
Courtesy of JAGUAR CARS, INC.


 


WIPER/WASHER SYSTEMS -1999 Jaguar XJR Page 1 of 1

 


Installation

To install, reverse removal procedure. Ensure rubber gasket is
correctly installed along outer edge of motor housing. Guide spindle
through body panel and plenum wall, rotating motor/linkage assembly
back and forth to ensure proper spindle alignment. Install and
tighten motor housing bolts and screws, and slide retaining clips
inward to lock screws. Install seal on bulkhead cover and install
cover locating peg into grommet.

 


WIPER/WASHER SYSTEMS -1999 Jaguar XJR Page 1 of 1

 


Removal (XJ8 & XJR - Late Type)

1.Remove battery cover and disconnect negative battery cable.
Remove tool tray cover, and remove tools. Remove screw and top
covers from left and right bulkheads at rear of engine
compartment.
2.Remove wiper arm and blade assembly. See WIPER ARM . Remove 5
plenum cover screws. Lift plenum cover for access and disconnect
washer fluid tube from plenum cover connector. Remove plenum
cover. Remove wiper motor harness connector from clip, and
position harness clear of clip.
3.Remove nut securing wiper spindle to top of plenum, remove
washer and seal and discard seal. Remove nut and main engine
harness connector. Remove purge valve mounting bracket at
bulkhead and reposition assembly for access.
4.Remove throttle cable adjustment bracket at throttle body.
Release lower locking clips, and remove screws and upper bolts
securing plenum closure panel/wiper motor assembly to bulkhead.
See Fig. 12 . Guide wiper spindle through bulkhead aperture and
remove closure panel/wiper motor assembly.

Fig. 12: Removing Wiper Motor (XJ8 & XJR - Late Type)
Courtesy of JAGUAR CARS, INC.


 

 


WIPER/WASHER SYSTEMS -1999 Jaguar XJR Page 1 of 1

 


Installation

1.Ensure that closure panel rubber gasket is correctly seated.
Guide wiper spindle through bulkhead aperture. Position closure
panel on plenum wall. Swivel motor/linkage assembly on rubber
seat to achieve optimum spindle to bulkhead alignment. Install
and tighten securing bolts and screws. Slide retaining clips
inward to lock screws.
2.Position throttle cable adjustment bracket on throttle body and
install and tighten bolts. Position purge valve bracket at
bulkhead, install and tighten bolt and nuts. Position engine
harness connector on mounting bracket, install and tighten
securing nut.
3.Connect motor harness connector and locate in retaining clip.
Apply lubricant to bore of NEW outer seal and install with
washer to motor spindle. Install and fully tighten collar nut on
motor spindle. To complete installation, reverse removal
procedure.

 

 


WIPER/WASHER SYSTEMS -1999 Jaguar XJR Page 1 of 1

 

WIPER ARM REMOVAL
Removal & Installation (XJR & XJ8)

Disconnect washer fluid tube from plenum cover connector. Using
tape, mark position of wiper blade on windshield. Remove plastic
cover from wiper arm. Loosen wiper arm nut. Being careful not to
damage plenum cover, use Windshield Wiper Arm Extractor (18G2) to
release wiper arm from tapered spindle. Remove nut and wiper arm. To
install, reverse removal procedure. Ensure wiper blade is positioned
correctly on windshield.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shawn

 

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