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You will need new wiper blades before you can perform a wiper blade replacement project. Get your "owner's car manual" as it will tell you everything you need to know about the wipers' size and type. The manual may also give you list of brands you can choose from for you wiper blades.
Buy the correct wiper blades, make sure you have bought the entire blade and not just the rubber insert. Read the instructions properly before you begin. It will show you how to perform the wiper blade replacement.
Take the wiper arms off the windshield. You will have to remove the old wiper blades very carefully so you don't hurt yourself. Wear kitchen gloves if you don't want to get your hands dirty or cut yourself.
Push on the tab of the old wiper blades and pull them out. You can also use a small screwdriver to lift the tab.
Take the new wiper blades and insert it in the arms very carefully. Don't push too hard, but do it gently. It will easily slide itself in. You will hear a "click" sound when the entire blade has gone inside.
Wiggle or shake the new wiper blades to see they are secured properly and won't fly away when you turn them on. If all looks good, lower the wiper arms back on the windshield. And you're done!
This is a fairly simple job.
#1 Pull the wiper arm away from the vehicle.
#2 Turn the blade 90 degrees so that the blade and the arm make a 'capital T' shape.
#3 Pull the blade straight off of the arm.
#4 Install the new wiper blade so that it forms a ' T ' with the arm.
#5 Turn the blade back to the normal position in line with the arm.
#6 Ease the wiper arm and blade back against the windshield.
#7 You are done. Good luck
My advice is to forget changing the rubber. Just buy a complete wiper blade minus the arm. This way although you will spend a little more but avoid the hassle and get an entirely new blade. If you buy a quality blade you will only need to replace it once a year or every other year if the car is kept in a garage. I have been using the Rain X Latitude wiper blade and have found it to be a fantastic blade. After 1 year of use it is as good as the day it was installed. Most blades especially rubber blades start to deteriorate after 6 months. Whatever you buy make sure it is made of silicone and not rubber.
Raise the rear wiper blade to the position as shown in the
illustration where the meshing of the claw disengages with a clicking
sound. NOTE: Be careful not to break the claw.
Pull straight the rear wiper blade to vehicle's left from the wiper arm. NOTE: Do not fold the rear wiper arm with the rear wiper blade removed from it.
REMOVE REAR WIPER RUBBER
Place the rear wiper with the rear end of the rubber protruded from the blade stopper as shown in the illustration. NOTE: Do not pull out the wiper rubber forcibly, as the backing plates will become deformed or the blade claws will become damaged. HINT: The rubber can be easily pulled out by pushing the middle area of the blade.
INSTALL REAR WIPER RUBBER
Install the 2 wiper rubber backing plates to the rear wiper rubber. NOTE: Be careful to observe and keep direction of curvature for correct replacement.
b. Insert the rear wiper rubber from the claw of the middle of the rear wiper blade into the rear end position.
c. After passing the rear wiper rubber through the rear end side claw,
protrude it from the rear end stopper and pass it through the front tip
There are two ways. You can replace the rubber cartridge by simply removing any retaining clips from the end of the blade and sliding the old cartridge out, then sliding the new cartridge in and reclipping. Replacing the entire blade isn't that difficult either. Tilt the wiper back from the window so you can see where the blade pivots on a pin with clips holding the pin. Gently pry the wiper out from the clips on either side of the pin(you only need to pry on one) while pushing the blade in toward the wiper cover. It should pop out of the clips with a small amount of effort. You'll then have to weasel it out but it comes out pretty easily. Take off any adaptor that comes attached to the new 14" wiper and install.
hi from uk have come up against this problem on hondas and if you wish ? you can replace the wiper rubbers as i have done by going to halfords or other motor supermart and purchase the rubber/blades either same length or longer ? then remove the steel blades from each side of the rubbers on wipers by pulling from bottom whilst flexing the wiper clear ok? then pull out the rubberblade with patience you can easily feed new rubber into w/blade /make sure you insert right way ie there is a notch in rubber that goes to top look carefully ? then re fit steel blades one at a time into grooves in rubber making sure the top locates into notch in rubber job done ! and huge saving on having to buy complete arms and blade in uk rubbers approx £4 a pair ps if you get the longer rubber you can cut to same size as old b4 fitting hope this helps ?
I went to a Honda dealer and bought a replacement wiper blade (rubber part only) for about $6, and the guy in parts came outside and changed it for me. You slip off the rubber blade only from the wiper assembly and then slip in the new blade.