Subaru Forester Body Electrical System 1999 2000 (12) PDF

6. Rear Wiper and Washer
A: ADJUSTMENT
1) Adjust wiper blade in original position as shown
in figure by changing wiper arm installation.
Original position:
A: 30
5 mm (1.18
0.20 in)
S6M0059A
2) Adjust washer ejecting point on rear gate win-
dow as shown in the figure when the vehicle stops.
Ejecting point:
A: 80 mm (3.15 in)
B: 70 mm (2.76 in)
S6M0320A
B: REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
1. BLADE
1) Pull out blade following the arrow direction,
from arm while pushing up locking clip (A).
B6M0107B
2) Install in the reverse order of removal.
2. WIPER ARM
1) Remove head cover.
2) Remove nut and wiper arm.
S6M0061
3) Install in the reverse order of removal.
NOTE:
Remove metal sludge from the wiper arm fixture
before installing it.
Tightening torque:
7.8
1.5 Nm (0.8
0.15 kg-m, 5.8
1.1 ft-lb)
3. WIPER MOTOR
1) Disconnect ground cable from battery.
2) Remove wiper arm.
3) Remove rear gate trim.
4) Undo clips which secure harness, and discon-
nect connector of wiper motor.
5) Remove attaching screws and take out wiper
motor assembly.
CAUTION:
Be careful not to damage O-ring when remov-
ing wiper motor assembly.
S6M0062
6) Install in the reverse order of removal.
Tightening torque:
5.9
1.5 Nm (0.6
0.15 kg-m, 4.3
1.1 ft-lb)
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6. Rear Wiper and Washer

Subaru Forester Body Electrical System 1999 2000 (12) Summary of Content

6. Rear Wiper and WasherA: ADJUSTMENT1) Adjust wiper blade in original position as shownin figure by changing wiper arm installation.Original position:A: 305 mm (1.180.20 in)S6M0059A2) Adjust washer ejecting point on rear gate win-dow as shown in the figure when the vehicle stops.Ejecting point:A: 80 mm (3.15 in)B: 70 mm (2.76 in)S6M0320AB: REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION1. BLADE1) Pull out blade following the arrow direction,from arm while pushing up locking clip (A).B6M0107B2) Install in the reverse order of removal.2. WIPER ARM1) Remove head cover.2) Remove nut and wiper arm.S6M00613) Install in the reverse order of removal.NOTE:Remove metal sludge from the wiper arm fixturebefore installing it.Tightening torque:7.81.5 Nm (0.80.15 kg-m, 5.81.1 ft-lb)3. WIPER MOTOR1) Disconnect ground cable from battery.2) Remove wiper arm.3) Remove rear gate trim.4) Undo clips which secure harness, and discon-nect connector of wiper motor.5) Remove attaching screws and take out wipermotor assembly.CAUTION:Be careful not to damage O-ring when remov-ing wiper motor assembly.S6M00626) Install in the reverse order of removal.Tightening torque:5.91.5 Nm (0.60.15 kg-m, 4.31.1 ft-lb)126-2 [W6A0] SERVICE PROCEDURE6. Rear Wiper and Washer