Hyundai Kona: Windshield Wiper/Washer / Front Wiper Motor Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
If necessary, release the wiper blade fixing clip by pulling up and remove the wiper blade from the inside radius of wiper arm.

3.
Remove the cowl top cover.
(Refer to Body - "Cowl Top Cover")
4.
Disconnect the windshield deicer connector (B) after loosening the wiper moter assembly mounting bolts (A).

5.
Hold the wiper motor crank arm and remove the upper linkage (A).

6.
Hold the wiper motor crank arm and remove the upper linkage (A).

  
Before removing the wiper motor and linkage assembly, make sure that the linkage is stoped at auto stop position.
To install the wiper motor crank arm exactly, check that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in straight line and the angle of each linkages.
Be careful not to bend the linkage.

7.
Remove the lower linkage (A) from the wiper motor crank arm.

  
To install the wiper motor crank arm exactly, check that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in straight line and the angle of each linkages.
Be careful not to bend the linkage.
8.
Remove the crank arm (A) after loosening a nut (B).

9.
Remove the wiper motor (A) after loosening the bolts.

Installation
1.
Install the wiper motor.
2.
Install the crank arm.
Tightening torque :
14.7 - 19.6 Nm (1.5 - 2.0 kgf.m, 10.8 - 14.5 lbf.ft)
  
To install the wiper motor crank arm, make sure that the linkage is aligned with the crank arm in straight line and set the angle of each linkages exactly.
3.
Install the lower and upper linkage to the wiper motor crank arm.
4.
Install the wiper motor and linkage assembly and then connect the wiper motor connector.
Tightening torque :
7.0 - 11.0 Nm (0.7 - 1.1 kgf.m, 5.0 - 7.9 lbf.ft)
5.
Install the cowl top cover.
6.
Install the windshield wiper arm and blade.
Tightening torque :
23.0 - 27.0 Nm (2.3 - 2.7 kgf.m, 16.6 - 19.5 lbf.ft)
  
The windshield wiper motor must be cycled to make sure that it is in the park position.
If necessary, adjust the wiper arm and blade.
7.
Install the wiper arm and blade to the specified position.
A: Auto stop position (Blade)

Inspection
1.
Remove the connector (A) from the wiper motor.

2.
Attach the positive (+) lead from the battery to terminal 3 and the negative (-) lead to terminal 5.
No
Description
1
-
2
Battery +
3
Wiper motor parking
4
High Speed
5
Ground
6
Low Speed

Inspection (with GDS)
1.
The wiring harness system on the body can check the failed parts more rapidly with tester for the vehicle (GDS).
The tester (GDS) provides the following information.
(1)
Self examination : Checking the failure code (DTC) and display
(2)
Sensor data : Checking the system input/output data state
(3)
Forced driving : Checking the system operation condition
(4)
Additional function : Other controlling such as he system option and zero point adjustment
2.
Select the "Car Model" and the system to be checked in order to check the vehicle
with the tester.
3.
Select the module to be checked after selecting BCM.
  
Select "BCM" and "Instrument Panel Module (IPM)" to check the Instrument Panel Module (IPM).
4.
Select the "Input/Output monitoring" menu to search the current state of the input/output data.
The input/output data for the sensors corresponding to the "Instrument Panel Module (IPM)" can be checked.

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