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Experience:  ASE Certified Service Manager for Bridgstone/ Firestone
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Im trying to replacxe the rear wiper motor on my Mini Coope

Customer Question

I'm trying to replacxe the rear wiper motor on my Mini Cooper S. I see how toe take off the motor and disconnect power and sprayer but how do I get the wiper itself off the motor so that I can slide the new motor shart through the hole in the window?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim West replied 7 years ago.
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Remove the wiper armNotes

Removing And Installing/Replacing Wiper Arm On Rear Window

Special tools required:

  • 61 2 100

Turn combined protective cap/washer jet assembly (1) to expose nut, release nut (2) and remove wiper arm (3).
Use special tool 61 2 100 if necessary.

Install hint:
Tightening torque 13 Nm .

Catches (1) and washer jet supply hole (2) of protective cap (3) must not be damaged.

Install hint:
Wiper motor must be in parked position.
Adjust distance (1) of wiper arm and rear window edge.

(1) 44 mm

Removing And Installing/Replacing Rear Window Wiper Motor

Remove rear wiper arm.

Remove inside tailgate trim.

Disconnect connectors (1) and remove screws (2).
Remove rear window wiper motor.

Install hint:
Tightening Torques 10 Nm .

NOTE: Inspect wiper motor spindle grommet for any signs of damage.