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Changing Windshield Wipers

Changing Windshield Wipers

What to do when changing Wiper blades? Windshield wipers blades are components of the wiper assembly, the purpose of the wiper is to clean the car windshield from dirt or water especially when driving under the rain. But due to continues usage wear and tear will eventually happen and the need to change the wiper blade will come when the wiper cannot clean the windshield anymore especially if the windshield is not clear after using the windshield washer. 

Windshield wiper blades sometimes chatter during operation because of the presence of wax and other materials on the windshield or on the wiper blades itself. This means that both parts are needed to be cleaned.If  a wiper blade chatters when running, wax or other material may be on the blade or windshield.

When cleaning the outside surface of the windshield use a water solution or mild detergent. During rinsing with waters if there is no beads form this means the windshield is clean. When cleaning the windshield wipers blades soaked a piece of cloth in a water solution or mild detergent then wipe the wiper blades, rinse the blades with water.

For instance, after cleaning the windshield and the wiper blades, but still the windshield is not clear enough, then it is necessary to replace the wiper blades. Changing windshield wiper blades (Before changing windshield wiper blades check first your vehicle wiper blades if it is the same as what is illustrated.

1. When changing windshield wiper blades lift the wiper arm away from the windshield.

2. Push and hold the release tab (A) and slide the windshield wiper blades are in the direction as illustrated (1) then remove the windshield wiper blades.

3. Slide a new windshield wiper blades opposite the direction when changing windshield wiper blades, a clicking sound confirms that the windshield wiper blades are in place. After wiper blade replacement, return the wiper arm to its original position; otherwise it may be damaged when the hood is opened. Also Make sure that the wiper blades is made contact with the glass if not the arm may be damaged from wind pressure.

Worn-out wiper blades may damage the windshield as well as may impair the driver vision while driving, therefore it is necessary to check the windshield wiper blades always and once the wiper blades are damaged then replace the blades the soonest.

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Changing Windshield Wipers


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