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Wiper blade replacement Volkswagen Golf 2009 - 2012 Petrol 1.4

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Volkswagen Golf 2009 - 2012  | 1.4 Wiper blade replacement

  • time 5 to 25 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Check the condition of the wiper blades: if they are cracked or show signs of deterioration, or if the glass swept area is smeared, renew them. For maximum clarity of vision, wiper blades should be renewed annually.
To remove a windscreen wiper blade, turn the ignition on, then turn the ignition off, and press the wiper switch stalk down once. This places the arms in the ‘service’ position. Lift the wiper from the screen and press the securing clip …
… slide the blade upwards from the end of the wiper arm, taking care not to allow the wiper arm to spring back and damage the windscreen. When completed, return the blades to the park position by pressing the wiper switch stalk again.
To remove the rear wiper blade, tilt the wiper blade, depress the retaining tab and slide the blade out of the hooked end of the arm, taking care not to allow the arm to spring back and damage the rear screen.
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