Chevrolet Cobalt Service & Repair Manual: Windshield Wiper Arm, Replace


1. Turn ignition ON.
2. Turn wiper switch to DELAY.
3. Turn ignition OFF when wiper arms are paused at bottom of wipe pattern.
4. Remove wiper arm nut cover (1), Fig. 1.
5. Remove wiper arm nut (2), Fig. 1.
6. Remove wiper arm (3) from wiper pivot shaft using wiper arm puller tool No. J-39637, or equivalent, Fig. 1.


1. Install wiper arms onto wiper transmission pivot shaft.
2. Align wiper blade ends to alignment dots in lower windshield blackout, Fig. 2.
3. Install wiper arm nut (2) and hold wiper arm blades to dots in windshield blackout while tightening nut, Fig. 1.Torque nut to 18 ft. lbs.
4. Install wiper arm nut cover (1), Fig. 1.
5. Operate windshield wipers and inspect for proper operation and alignment.

Fig. 1 Windshield wiper arm removal

Fig. 2 Windshield wiper arm alignment

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