Wiper Blades

If the wiper blades become brittle or damaged,


If the wiper blades become brittle or damaged, or make streaks when wiping, replace the wiper blades.

To install new wiper blades, follow the procedures below.

CAUTION:
To avoid scratching or breaking the window, do not let the wiper arm strike the window while replacing the wiper blade.

NOTE:
Some wiper blades may be different from the ones described here depending on vehicle specifications. If so, consult your SUZUKI dealer for proper replacement method.

For windshield wipers and some rear wipers:

1) Hold the wiper arm away from the window.


1) Hold the wiper arm away from the window.

NOTE:
When raising both of the front wiper arms, pull the driver’s side wiper arm up first.

When returning the wiper arms, lower the passenger’s side wiper arm first. Otherwise, the wiper arms may interfere with each other.

2) Squeeze lock lever (1) towards wiper


2) Squeeze lock lever (1) towards wiper arm (2) and remove the wiper frame from the arm as shown.

3) Pull the locked end of the wiper blade


3) Pull the locked end of the wiper blade firmly to unlock the blade and slide the blade out as shown.

(3) Retainer
(3) Retainer

4) If the new blade is provided without the two metal retainers, move them from the old blade to the new one.

(4) Locked end
(4) Locked end

5) Install the new blade in the reverse order of removal, with the locked end positioned toward the wiper arm. Make sure the blade is properly retained by all the hooks. Grasp the blade near the locked end and pull in the direction of the arrows to lock the end into place.

6) Reinstall wiper frame to arm, making sure that the lock lever is snapped securely into the arm.

To remove some types of rear wiper frame from the wiper arm:

1) Hold the arm away from the window.

2) Remove the wiper frame from the arm


2) Remove the wiper frame from the arm as shown.

3) When reinstalling wiper frame to arm, install the wiper frame in the reverse order of removal.

To remove and install some types of rear wiper blade from and to the wiper frame.

Removal
Removal

1) Flex the locked end of blade (3) away from retainer (4) to unlock it and slide the blade out as shown.

Installation
Installation

2) Install the new blade in the reverse order of removal. Make sure that the blade is properly retained by all the hooks and the end is locked in place.

To remove and install some types of rear wiper blade from and to the wiper
To remove and install some types of rear wiper blade from and to the wiper frame.

1) Flex the ends of blade and frame, and slide the blade out as shown.

But do not flex the frame end more than necessary.

If you do, it can break off.

2) Install the new blade in the reverse order of removal. Make sure that the blade is properly retained by all the hooks and both ends are in place.

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