Replacing windscreen wiper blades

The wiper blades sweep water away from the windscreen and rear window. Together with washer fluid, they aim to clean the windows and ensure visibility while driving. Windscreen and rear window wiper blades can be replaced.

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P5-1507-Change windshield wiper blades - step 2
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Fold up the wiper arm when it is in service position. Service position is activated/deactivated via the centre display when the car is stationary and the windscreen wipers are not switched on. Press the button located on the wiper blade mounting and pull straight out parallel with the wiper arm.

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Slide in the new wiper blade until a "click" is heard.

Check that the blade is firmly installed.
Fold the wiper arm back towards the windscreen.

The wiper blades are different lengths

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When replacing the wiper blades, note that they have different lengths. The blade on the driver's side is longer than on the passenger side.