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How To Change Your Windshield Wiper Blades

Watch more How to Take Care of Your Car videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to change your windshield wiper blades with this video so your view is always a clear one. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Buy the right blades for your car Buy the right blades at your local auto parts store, based on your car's make and model. The package should contain blades and attachment parts. Step 2: Pull the wiper arm away from the windshield Gently pull the wiper arm away from the windshield. Step 3: Determine which attachment piece you should use Look at your windshield wiper and note how it's attached. Determine which of the new blade attachment parts you should use. Tip Consult your car's manual for more information on the blade attachment. Step 4: Remove the old windshield wiper blade Remove the old windshield wiper blade from the blade arm. You may need to use a screwdriver to press in an attachment tab. Step 5: Install the new attachment and blades Install the correct attachment and blades. Carefully push the wiper arm back against the windshield. Tip Don't let the wiper arm snap back against the windshield. You might crack the glass. Step 6: Test the new blades Test the new blades by turning the wipers on and making sure that the attachments are secure. Tighten them if the blades slip out. Did You Know? Mary Anderson patented a swinging arm with rubber blades for windshields in 1905. By 1913, windshield wipers were standard equipment.
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