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Old 02-09-2008, 12:16 PM   #11
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2 things. On my 2002 ZX5 the front wiper relay was the one on the right, not the left. Also I didnt see the need for removing the lower dash panel. When you pull the fuse door off you can easily get to the 2 fuse panel screws with an extension. Took me less than 10 minutes to do the job.

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No problem and thanks for point that out to me i fixed it in the how to lol.... I removed the bottom part of the dash just to make it easier to work... a lil more room but im sure it can be done with in in place what ever is easier for you...
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Old 02-22-2008, 10:19 AM   #12
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whynothinkwhynot: I bought a new wiper motor and had it installed for a total of apx. 800 US dollars today. the mechanic couldn't guarantee that it was the motor that caused the problem (fuse popping) cause he couldn't find anything wrong with the old one. neither could he locate a faulty wire or bad connectors. fingers crossed that this will fix the problem!

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Old 03-27-2008, 02:34 PM   #13
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Once again, thanks MB for posting this up. I just finished using this as a reference and it definitely simplified the process.

For the longest time, I didn't know that I could pop the entire fuse/relay panel out of the metal housing. lol
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Old 04-08-2008, 08:34 PM   #14
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geeze, why all the work??? I just grabbed my relay and plugged in the new one! why the need to remove all that stuff???
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I don't see how you pulled that job off because the front wiper relay sits so high up in the fuse panel, the metal faceplate isn't generous on workspace.
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I don't see how you pulled that job off because the front wiper relay sits so high up in the fuse panel, the metal faceplate isn't generous on workspace.
yepperz that why you have to take the fuse panel out... and the lower dash...

and its not alot of work its 6 bolts... if thats alot of work never do and engine rebuild
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Thumbs up Just fixed it. THANKS!!

Thanks to this forum for giving a great detail on this easy fix.

It took me 10 minutes from start to finish.

BTW, the part number I got from my Ford Dealership is the following:

F57B-14B192-AA

I assume it's a replacement for the F5TZ-14N089-B mentioned above.

My cost was $13.
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Thanks for the info - replaced the relay in mine earlier this week, & was able to wriggle it in without having to unbolt everything. Not much room for access, though. Problem is now fixed!
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^^ How many fingers did you hack off??? lol
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Not all have this relay setup...

Take a look at your relays before you buy a replacement. I've got a 2001 ZX3 and much to my surprise, I've a combined relay instead of two individual relays in R18 & R19. I pull the fuse panel down and didn't see what I thought I would.

I looked in my owners manual and sure enough, it says R18 & R19 "May be combined." You can replace this combine with two of the individuals. I tried a single in both ports and it works.
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