How to replace your windshield wiper blades

How to replace your windshield wiper blades

While commonly overlooked, car windshield wipers are an important component of your car’s safety system. If your windshield wipers aren’t working properly, it can be difficult to see driving hazards in the rain or snow. So now let’s learning how you can replace your car windshield wiper blades to stay safe.


When should you replace your windshield wipers?

Generally, We suggest you replace your windshield wiper blades every six months.  However, depending on your weather conditions, you might have to change them more frequently. So you should constantly check your windshield wipers. If you notice that your wiper blades aren’t making contact with your car windshield, or if they are beginning to squeak, or if they are worn out, it’s time to replace your windshield wipers.


Step 1: Windshield wiper size

Firstly, you should know the sizes of your car windshield wipers. You can measure the length of the wiper blades or consult the manual of your car to ensure that you are using the correct blade size.


Step 2: Remove old windshield wipers

To remove your car’s old wiper blades, lift the wiper arms away from your car’s windshield. Then, remove the wiper blades from the wiper arms. As some car models have different wiper arms, like push button, hook, pin side, claw wiper arm, etc. So the adapters of wiper blade are different. You can remove the wiper blades according to the different adapters.


Step 3: Attach new windshield wipers

To attach the new windshield wiper, pull the wiper blade onto the wiper arm. Then, put the wiper arm back onto your car windshield. Repeat this process for your other wiper arm.


Step 4: Test the windshield wipers

Finally, test your windshield wipers after installation. Make sure that the blades effectively clear water off your car windshield without leaving scratches or streaks.


Use this guide to help you replace the windshield wiper blades on your car. While maintaining your windshield wipers is one way to drive safe, having the right auto insurance is also a great way to protect yourself. 


If you have any problem about windshield wiper replacement, or the sizes of your car windshield wipers, you can contact us in any time.



John Zhong

Yujin Xiamen Plastic Manufacturing Co.Ltd

Add: 77, Siming Industrial Zone, Meixi Road, Xiamen, China

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