How to Replace and Fit Flexi Blade Windscreen Wiper Blades

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Have your wipers been so bad that you couldn’t see outside? Today we are going to talk about replacing Flexi Blade Windscreen Wipers. Wipers are essential to staying safe out on the road in adverse conditions, and if yours are not up to the task, it is dangerous to both you and your passengers.

Symptoms that your windshield wipers are bad include streaking on the glass, screeching sounds as they operate, or bouncing blades on the windshield. Wipers tend to wear out over time, so keep an eye out for these signs and get them replaced when these symptoms appear.

Part 1 of 1: Replacing the windshield wipers

Step 1: Fit your blades to ensure they are the correct size. To fit your wiper blades, measure them or look up the year, make, and model of your vehicle to find the perfect fit.

  • Note: Most vehicles have 2 different sizes, for example, 20 inches, and 22 inches.

windshield wipers raised on windshield

Step 2: Lift your windshield wipers away from the windshield. Ensure that they stay attached to the windshield.

direction needing to push or pull

Step 2: Squeeze each side. Push up or pull down depending on your vehicle type.

Step 4: Pull up tab. There is a tab which, when pulled up, allows you to install the new blade.

inserting wiper arm into blade

Step 5: Insert wiper arm by putting the arm in the empty space. The wiper should be facing the windshield when being inserted.

Step 6: Install new blade. Pull up until you hear a click, which is the wiper arm connecting to the blade.

Before putting the blade on the windshield, take off the protective cover to ensure you don’t scratch your windshield. Put the wiper back on the windshield and operate the windshield wipers to verify they are working properly.

Windshield wipers help keep you and your passengers safe, increasing visibility during inclement weather. If you do not feel comfortable replacing your windshield wiper blades yourself, have one of YourMechanic’s certified technicians come to your home or work and perform the replacement for you.


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Honorio

17 years of experience
757 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
Mazda 2 - Windshield Wiper Blade - Stanford, California
Very efficient - gave great advice on how to take care of car. Advised if parts/repairs are not needed. Great experience.
Honda Fit - Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement - Palo Alto, California
Honorio always arrives on time, is knowledgeable about the work, and proactive in suggesting solutions. It is always a pleasure working with Honorio!

Gregory

29 years of experience
234 reviews
Gregory
29 years of experience
Ford F-150 - Windshield Wiper Blade - Evergreen, Colorado
Gregorys honesty and integrity were immediately evident and this is of highest importance to me... did great work..a top rate mechanic..professional friendly and listened to my concerns and addressed each one....was able to give cost estimate on other work needed which was extremely helpful...my truck is happy again! Thank you Gregory....i will never go to another shop again with the convenience honesty and expertise that i witnessed today!

Berchel

16 years of experience
97 reviews
Berchel
16 years of experience
Ford Escort - Windshield Wiper Blade - Baltimore, Maryland
Absolutely great. Called because he could get me in earlier; which I really appreciated. Was fast and efficient. Very friendly and was detailed about other things I needed done.

Vadym

4 years of experience
38 reviews
Vadym
4 years of experience
Dodge Grand Caravan - Windshield Wiper Blade - Aurora, Colorado
Vadym was professional and on time. He provided excellent feedback on what needed to be done and what didn't need to be done. I really appreciate that!

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