I own a 2005 Kia Amanti, I am a single woman trying to find out how much it will cost to replace the front windshield wiper motor and if I can find information on doing it myself, could someone tell me the cost and if is something I can do without taking it to a shop?
wiper motor on 2005 Kia Amanti
by GF2U in Berwyn, IL on November 02, 2009
ANSWER by Valleyautotech , November 03, 2009
All the info is on autozone.com sign up and put in your year, make and model, then click on repair manual then chassis electrical. I copied it but the site has pictures, Hope this helps Select A Category * Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System * Entertainment Systems * Instruments & Switches * Windshield Wipers & Washers * o Windshield Wiper System * HOME * REPAIR INFO * 2005 KIA AMANTI 3.5L MFI DOHC 6CYL REPAIR GUIDE * CHASSIS ELECTRICAL * WINDSHIELD WIPERS & WASHERS * WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM Kia Amanti 2004-06 Windshield Wiper System * WIPER MOTOR Print Wiper Motor Removal & Installation 1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section. 2. Remove the wiper arm: Remove the wiper arm cap. Loosen the two wiper arm nuts. 3. Remove the cowl top cover. Remove the fastener of cowl top cover. Remove the cowl top cover. Click image to see an enlarged view Fig. Cowl top cover 4. Remove the wiper motor and link assembly. Remove the five bolts of wiper link assembly. Disconnect the wiper motor connector. Click image to see an enlarged view Fig. Wiper motor link assembly To install: 1. Install the wiper motor and link assembly. Install the bolt of wiper link assembly tighten to specification: 61-96 inch lbs. (7-11 Nm). Connect the wiper motor connector. 2. Install the cowl top cover. 3. Install the fastener of cowl top cover. 4. Install the wiper arm. Align the wiper arm and blade at the original position. Tighten the two nuts of wiper arm to specification: 20-24 ft. lbs. (28-33 Nm). Install the cap of wiper arm.