How To Replace Windshield Wiper Blades.

one thing you don't want to neglect in the maintenance of your vehicle is your windshield wiper blades wipers are what give you clear vision in the rain but they only work properly if they're in good condition and that condition depends on regular replacement so we're going to talk about windshield wiper blade replacement right here right now to help you learn what you need to know about the job welcome to the auto zone D. I. Y. garage manufacturers make different styles of blades for different cars different styles call for different replacement method so we'll go through them style by style what all blades have in common is that they wear out and need to be replaced windshield wiper manufacturers recommend replacement every six months did you know ozone ages wiper blades and road grime tells them okay now will go through the steps of installing wiper blades hook installation of a micro edge conventional style blade begin by removing the cardboard sleeve tearing the cardboard flaps up and pulling the wiper blade out then position the wiper blade above the wiper arm and slide the hook through the wiper blade rotate the wiper down towards the arm and then align the wiper hook with the adapter and slide the wiper blade up to lock into place always ensure that the wiper is fully attached before use installation of a pen our micro edge conventional blade he'll want to follow the steps we took with the hook installation with the blade removed from the package position it next to the wiper aligning the adapter with the pin arm and the appropriate circular opening then press the wiper blade into the pin arm and pushed through the adapter the pin arm should lock into place all the way through the adapter connecter make sure it's locked before use hook installation of an icon or evolution being styled late for these change the size of the adapter housing and pull back to open the cover insert the hook of the wiper arm through the opening in the adapter housing and align the wiper arm hook with the adapter slide the wiper blade up to lock into place and close the adapter housing as always make sure the blade is locked in before using installation of a pen and hold icon or evolution being styled late position the blade upside down next to the wiper arm and align the wiper arm rod with the circular opening in the adapter then slide the wiper blade into the arm and rotate the wiper blade down so the tab on the wiper arm locks the wiper blade into place installation of top lock style number one icon or evolution it being style blades with the I. con style blade push down on the adapter button while you slide off the cover with the evolution position the blade above the wiper arm and insert the arm into the slot in the adapter pinch the adapter side tabs as you rotate the wiper blade towards the arm then align the adapter with the wiper arm and guide the adapter in the side tabs will lock the adapter in place installation of top block style number two I con or evolution being style blades remove the icon style blade from the packaging and push down on the adapter button while sliding off the cover to remove it with the evolution style blade position the wiper blade above the wiper arm then pinch the adapter side tabs as you rotate the wiper blade towards the wiper arm installation of top block style number three I con or evolution being style blades push down on the adapter button while sliding off the cover and align the adapter with the wiper arm slide the adapter into the arm and the button on top of the adapter will lock into the slot align the adapter with the wiper arm and firmly guide the doctor into the arm then align the front and rear tabs so the side tabs lock onto the adapter release the side tabs and view from the top to be sure that the wiper blade is locked in place so that's the story on replacing windshield wiper blades we help the information we provided will help you make decisions about maintaining your vehicle and don't forget it always helps to consult with someone you trust for more details on windshield wiper blades or any other automotive subject be sure to talk to the folks at auto zone remember parts are just part of what we do