Mechanics

REAR HATCH WIPER MOTOR

2001 Volvo XC70

Electrical problem
2001 Volvo XC70 All Wheel Drive Automatic 100265 miles

How do you access and remove the rear hatch wiper motor?
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Fezzik414
October 31, 2009.



Hi fezzik414,

Thank you for the donation.

Here are the procedures for replacing the tailgate wiper motor.

MOTOR, TAILGATE WIPER, REPLACING

Removal

• Remove the rear windshield wiper arm. See Tailgate wiper arm/blade, replacing
• Remove the tailgate panel. See Lower tailgate panel .
• Press the mounting for the washer hose towards the motor.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_WiperWasherHose01V70XCFig76_1.jpg



• Remove the washer hose
• Disconnect the connector
• Remove the screws.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_WiperMotorRear01V70XC_1.jpg



• Remove the mechanism and motor.

Installation

• In reverse order.

Lower Tailgate Panel

Removing the rear door panel

• Remove 2 screws on each side
• Begin by detaching the panel at the window (eight covered clips in total).


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_TailgatePanel01V70XCFig133_1.jpg



NOTE: When removing, note the position of the screws (the screws are two different lengths).
Removing the rear door panel
Installing the rear door panel

Install:
In reverse order.

NOTE: Ensure that the guide pins are correctly position before pushing the panel into place.

NOTE: Ensure that the clips click when they are pressed into place.


KHLow2008
Oct 31, 2009.