Cowl removal

Cowl removal

Postby LuzerCruser [OP] » May 20th 2009, 4:00am

I am in the process of replacing the windsheild wiper fluid hoses and removing the hood cowl seems to be the best way of checking all the hoses.

However, I cannot tell from the manual how to remove the wiper arm assembly. Do I untighten the torsion nut?
I thought I remember seeing in one of the manuals that pushing a tab at the lower part of the arm was the key. Can't seem to find that reference now though, maybe it wuz a dream. haha.

Thanks for the help!
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Re: Cowl removal

Postby fungus2k » May 20th 2009, 4:09am

pull down with a screwdriver on the little tab, it will unlock the arm from the splined shaft, or well thats how it is on my 97, and then all you have to do is pull the arm straight off, best bet is to WD40 it first though
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Re: Cowl removal

Postby ihatemybike » May 20th 2009, 4:18am

You have to lift up on the arm to pull those tabs down though. Once the tab is pulled down, it will hold the arm away from the windshield. Usually they slide off pretty easily, only had to tap one with a rubber mallet once.
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