Changing the wiper blades

Windscreen wiper blades

CAUTIONS:
Set the windscreen wipers in the service position to change the wiper blades.

CAUTIONS:
You can use the service position in winter to provide easier access to the wiper blades for freeing them from snow and ice. The windscreen wipers will return to their normal position as soon as you switch on the ignition so make sure that the outside of the windscreen is free from snow and ice before you switch on the ignition.

Service position


Switch off the ignition and move the wiper


Switch off the ignition and move the wiper lever to position A within three seconds.

Release the lever when the windscreen wipers have moved to the service position.

Changing the windscreen wiper blades

Set the windscreen wipers in the service position and lift the wiper arms.

1. Press the locking button.


1. Press the locking button.

2. Remove the wiper blade.

Note: Make sure that the wiper blade locks into place.

3. Install in the reverse order.

Rear window wiper blades

Changing the rear window wiper blades - Estate

1. Lift the wiper arm.

2. Position the wiper blade at right angles


2. Position the wiper blade at right angles to the wiper arm.

3. Disengage the wiper blade from the wiper arm.

4. Remove the wiper blade.

Note: Make sure that the wiper blade locks into place.

5. Install in the reverse order.

Changing the rear window wiper blades - 5-door

1. Lift the wiper arm.

2. Press the locking button.


2. Press the locking button.

3. Remove the wiper blade.

Note: Make sure that the wiper blade locks into place.

4. Install in the reverse order.

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