Windscreen/tailgate wiper blades and arms - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Pull the wiper arm away from the glass until the arm locks.

2 Depress the small clip on the blade and slide the blade out of the hooked part of the arm (see illustration).

17.2 Disconnecting wiper blade from arm
17.2 Disconnecting wiper blade from arm

3 Before removing the wiper arms it is worthwhile marking their parked position on the glass with a strip of masking tape as an aid to refitting. Raise the plastic nut cover.

4 Unscrew the nut which holds the arm to the pivot shaft and pull the arm from the splines.

Refitting
5 Refit by reversing the removal operations.

    See also:

    Ignition system - testing
    Note: Refer to the precautions given in Section 1 before proceeding. Contact breaker ignition system 1 By far the majority of breakdown and running troubles are caused by faults in the ignition s ...

    Exhaust manifold - removal and refitting
    Note: A new gasket will be required on refitting. Removal 1 Disconnect the battery negative lead. 2 On carburettor and CFI engine models remove the air cleaner as described in the appropriate Pa ...

    Engine mountings - renewal
    1 The engine mountings incorporate hydraulic dampers and must be renewed if excessive engine movement is evident. 2 Working in the engine compartment, unscrew the central nuts securing the engine ...