Technician Talk

2001 Pontiac Aztec

  • How do I replace a wiper motor assembly on a 2001 Aztec?

  • Specifically, linkage assembly.

  • Hi RebeccaA, If you are talking about the front wiper motor, I believe you have to get to it by removing the cowl or vent panel that is beneath the windshield.  

  • It is a little involved but with a little patience and the right tools it is possible to do at home..  

  • Thank you

  • You are welcome. Were you able to get it fixed?

  • Hi Rebecca :)

    Check out ChiltonDIY for your Aztek. The front wiper motor and linkage are replaced as a unit. But first you have to take off several components. Chilton describes the whole procedure step-by-step, complete with illustrations and the torque specification for the wiper system drive module. Here's an excerpt showing the first steps of the procedure to remove and replace the wiper motor: