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.

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