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Experts recommend checking wipers every six months to make sure they are properly functioning, and when they are not, they need to be replaced. Wipers can also become aged, and they need to be replaced when the rubber is falling off and begins to scratch your rear window when using your wipers.

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  1. Gently lift the wiper off of the window to begin. Gently lift the wiper off of the window to begin.
    • Gently lift the wiper off of the window to begin.

  2. Using your thumb, push the wiper away from you and out of place. You will hear it click when it is coming off. Using your thumb, push the wiper away from you and out of place. You will hear it click when it is coming off.
    • Using your thumb, push the wiper away from you and out of place. You will hear it click when it is coming off.

  3. Position the new blade to where it aligns perfectly with the existing wiper arm. There is an ident on the existing wiper arm that the new wiper will fit into.
    • Position the new blade to where it aligns perfectly with the existing wiper arm.

    • There is an ident on the existing wiper arm that the new wiper will fit into.

  4. Place your thumbs on the top of the wiper and your other fingers on the under side of the wiper, to put the wiper into place. You will hear it click when it is locked into place. You will hear it click when it is locked into place.
    • Place your thumbs on the top of the wiper and your other fingers on the under side of the wiper, to put the wiper into place.

    • You will hear it click when it is locked into place.

  5. Gently rest the wiper against the windshield. Gently rest the wiper against the windshield. Gently rest the wiper against the windshield.
    • Gently rest the wiper against the windshield.

  6. Test out the new wiper. Turn your car on and switch your wiper on. The new blade will fall off of the wiper arm if it is not fully attached. If it is fully attached, the wiper will work successfully. Turn your car on and switch your wiper on. The new blade will fall off of the wiper arm if it is not fully attached. If it is fully attached, the wiper will work successfully.
    • Test out the new wiper.

    • Turn your car on and switch your wiper on. The new blade will fall off of the wiper arm if it is not fully attached. If it is fully attached, the wiper will work successfully.

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