How to Change Windshield Wiper Blades Guide


Windshield wiper blades are something that people don’t take care to replace. In fact, it’s because of the less knowledge people have about replacing the Windshield Wiper Blades. Once they learn how important it is to change windshield wiper blades, they can do it on their own. A good windshield wiper blade will clean the windshield the best way and will make it look clean and clear all times. Even if you don’t use the wiper, it may get damaged. There is a soft material which provides cleansing action to the wiper blades. And overtime, this may get hardened and if the same wiper is used for cleaning the windshield again and again, you will find scratched on the screen soon. That’s why it’s necessary to change the windshield wiper blades when it gets outdated.

Steps to change the windshield wiper blades:

Step 1: Buy a new wiper blade. While buying a new one, make sure that you are buying one which is compatible with your car.

Windshield Wiper Blades

Step 2: In the package that you have bought, you’ll find a wiper blade and four attachments. For finding the right attachment, just have a look at the existing tabs in the old wiper blade and after that choose the right tab.

Step 3: You should make the wiper blade perpendicular to the windshield. For that, you may lift the wiper level up and it should be away from the windshield at the same time. Anyways, your ultimate aim should be to make the wiper perpendicular to the windshield.

Step 4: Now, you should remove the old wiper from the wiper mechanism. This is where you should be very careful. Don’t put force on the wiper while removing it. If you can’t do it, seek the help of someone who knows how to do it. After you remove the old one, you should fit the new wiper blade in its place. Once you replace the old one with the new one, make sure that it is there in its place without any problem. If you are having any doubts regarding this, ask the help of an experienced person the same moment.

Step 5: Now, it’s time to test the wiper mechanism. If you encounter any kind of problems while testing, then you should make sure that the blade attachments are placed at the right place the right way. While doing this, the wiper mechanism should be switched off. Again switch on the wiper mechanism and test again to make sure that its working fine this time.

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