10-62. WINDSHIELD WIPER BLADE AND ARM MAINTENANCE
This task covers:
b. Repair (Optional)
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 11
Spring (Appendix G, Item 454)
l Ensure windshield wiper motor switch is in OFF position. Note
position of wiper arm for installation.
l Perform step 1 only if blade assembly is to be replaced.
Remove nut (lo), screw (11, and blade assembly (81 from wiper arm (2).
Lift wiper arm (2) away from windshield (91.
Lift up wiper arm latch (3) at base of wiper arm (2) and remove wiper arm (2) from splined shaft (4).
l Steps 1
l If spring inside wiper arm loses tension, replace spring as an
alternate to replacing the wiper arm.
Remove spring (7) from wiper arm (2). Discard spring (7).
Install spring (7) in second hole (6) of wiper arm tab (5) and wiper arm (21.
Ensure wiper arm latch (3) is unlocked.
With motor switched OFF (parked position), mount wiper arm
approximately 60 to vertical centerline, so that a