Windshield wiper blades

Cleaning

If your windshield is not clear after using the windshield washer or if a wiper blade chatters when running, wax or other material may be on the blade or windshield.

Clean the outside of the windshield with a washer solution or a mild detergent. Your windshield is clean if beads do not form when rinsing with clear water.

Clean each blade by wiping it with a cloth soaked in a washer solution or a mild detergent.

Then rinse the blade with clear water. If your windshield is still not clear after cleaning the blades and using the wiper, replace the blades.

Worn windshield wiper blades can damage the windshield and impair driver vision.

Worn windshield wiper blades can damage the windshield and impair driver vision.

Replacing

Replace the wiper blades if they are worn.

Replace the wiper blades if they are worn.

1. Lift the wiper arm away from the windshield.

2. Push and hold the release tab A , and move the wiper blade down the wiper arm 1 .

3. Insert the new wiper blade onto the wiper arm until a click sounds.

4. Rotate the wiper blade so that the dimple is in the groove.

- After wiper blade replacement, return the wiper arm to its original position;

- After wiper blade replacement, return the wiper arm to its original position; otherwise it may be damaged when the hood is opened.

- Make sure the wiper blades contact the glass; otherwise the arm may be damaged from wind pressure.

Be careful not to clog the washer nozzle A .

Be careful not to clog the washer nozzle A .

This may cause improper windshield washer operation. If the nozzle is clogged, remove any objects with a needle or small pin B . Be careful not to damage the nozzle.

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