Check the condition of the wiper blades. If they are cracked or show any signs of deterioration, or if the glass swept area is smeared, renew them. For maximum clarity of vision, wiper blades should be renewed annually, as a matter of course.
Front wiper blades
Set the wipers in the 'Service position' by switching off the ignition, then within 3 seconds, pull the wiper switch down to the single wipe position, and hold it briefly.
Depress the clips and pivot the blade away. . .
. . . and slide it from the arm.
Rear wiper blade
Pull the blade away from the screen, rotate it 90°, depress the clip and slide it from the arm.
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