Originally Posted by blackpepper
yeah but hell no.. unless my windshield gets completely smashed I'm not replacing it.. the rain sense makes for an expensive repair.
Does the rain sensor module really make that much of a difference in cost to replace the windshield???
Sounds no more difficult than removing the rearview mirror. You can even buy the mounting bracket separately if you don't want the hassle of taking the old one off.
1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
2. Disconnect the wire harness connector from the
rain sensor module.
3. Using a small screwdriver or equivalent, push in on
the tabs from the connector side of the sensor
housing until the two sliders (1) protrude from the
opposing side of the housing.
4. Gently pull each slider out from the sensor housing
until the cam locks release the sensor from the
mounting bracket located on the windshield glass.
1. Verify that the two sliders (1) are positioned in the5. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
downward position, sticking out of the side opposite
of the rain sensor module connector.
2. Position the rain sensor module over the mounting
bracket located on the windshield glass and gently
push down to seat it on the bracket.
3. Push the two sliders inward until they are flush with
the side of the sensor housing and the cam locks
are fully engaged.
4. Connect the wire harness connector to the rain