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Wiper blade

FRONT

NOTE: The driver side and passenger side wiper blades are not interchangeable. The driver side wiper blade has an extra bridge and eight pairs of claws securing the wiper element. The passenger side wiper blade has six pairs of claws securing the wiper element. The notched retainer end of both wiper elements should always be oriented towards the end of the wiper blade that is nearest to the wiper pivot.

(1) Turn the windshield wiper switch to the On position. By turning the ignition switch to the On and Off positions, cycle the wiper blades to a convenient working location on the windshield.

(2) Lift the wiper arm to raise the wiper blade and element off of the windshield glass.

(3) To remove the wiper blade from the wiper arm, push the release tab under the arm tip and slide the blade away from the tip towards the pivot end of the arm (Fig. 5).

Fig. 5 Windshield Wiper Blade Remove/Install - Typical Fig. 5 Windshield Wiper Blade Remove/Install - Typical

1 - RELEASE TAB

(4) To install the wiper blade on the wiper arm, slide the blade retainer into the U-shaped formation on the tip of the wiper arm until the release tab snaps into its locked position. Be certain that the notched retainer for the wiper element is oriented towards the end of the wiper blade that is nearest to the wiper pivot.

REAR

NOTE: The notched retainer end of the wiper element should always be oriented towards the end of the wiper blade that is nearest to the rear wiper motor output shaft.

(1) To remove the wiper blade from the wiper arm, lift up the retainer release tab on the top of the wiper arm to unlatch it from the wiper arm (Fig. 6).

Fig. 6 Rear Wiper Blade Remove/Install Fig. 6 Rear Wiper Blade Remove/Install

1 - RETAINER WINDOW

2 - TIP OF REAR WIPER ARM

3 - REAR WIPER BLADE

4 - BLADE PIVOT PIN

5 - RETAINER RELEASE TAB

(2) Raise the retainer release tab until it is perpendicular to the rear wiper blade.

(3) Slide the rear wiper blade towards the rear wiper motor output shaft end of the rear wiper arm to disengage the blade retainer pivot from the U-shaped formation on the tip of the wiper arm.

(4) Lift up slightly on the rear wiper arm and slide the rear wiper blade off of the tip of the wiper arm through the retainer window.

(5) To install the rear wiper blade onto the rear wiper arm, lift the rear wiper blade retainer release tab until it is perpendicular to the wiper blade.

(6) Lift up slightly on the rear wiper arm and slide the rear wiper blade retainer window over the U-shaped formation on the tip of the wiper arm. Be certain that the notched retainer for the wiper element is oriented towards the end of the wiper blade that is nearest to the rear wiper motor output shaft.

(7) Release the rear wiper arm and slide the rear wiper blade towards the tip of the wiper arm until the pivot of the blade retainer is engaged in the U-shaped formation on the tip of the wiper arm.

(8) Press down on the rear wiper blade retainer release tab until it snaps into its locked position over the top of the rear wiper arm.

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