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Old 03-08-2013, 04:39 PM
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So maybe im just an idiot, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to take my wiper blades off to put on new ones. I went out and bough some Rain-X Latitude wiper blades to put on my truck since the blades I have on there have started ripping off. I figured it would be pretty straight forward as I have changed blades on other vehicles before. But, I guess anything I've done before isn't the same. Someone help me out please...
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I havent looked at mine, but I've changed blades on a ton of cars. You should just have to pull the assembly off the windshield, and the plastic piece attached to the end of the wiper arm ( which should be about the middle of the wiper blade) should "pop" out towards the driver side of the vehicle.

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I thought I did this but maybe I didn't pull hard enough. I guess Ill pull harder tomorrow and if the blade breaks, well I guess I already have the new ones.
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Well apparently today my truck decided to be nice and let me actually change the wipers. I did the same thing I did yesterday only today it actually worked....

I guess sometimes the truck has a mind of her own!
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Don't feel bad, I've had some whip my butt too. Cold weather does not help in these kinds of situations.
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Sometimes these easy to remove wiper blades can be a real PITA, it seems the colder it is the harder they are to remove
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Haha well considering we got about 4 inches of snow the day before I tried to replace them I will blame it on that! Though its been 55-60 the last 3 days after the snow storm so who knows!
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