Kia Soul: Blade inspection - Wiper blades - MaintenanceKia Soul: Blade inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Wiper blades / Blade inspection

✽ NOTICE

✽ NOTICE

Commercial hot waxes applied by automatic vehicle washes have been known to make the windshield difficult to clean.

Contamination of either the windshield or the wiper blades with foreign matter can reduce the effectiveness of the windshield wipers.

Common sources of contamination are insects, tree sap, and hot wax treatments used by some commercial vehicle washes. If the blades are not wiping properly, clean both the window and the blades with a good cleaner or mild detergent, and rinse thoroughly with clean water.

CAUTION

To prevent damage to the wiper blades, do not use gasoline, kerosene, paint thinner, or other solvents on or near them.

    Blade replacement
    When the wipers no longer clean adequately, the blades may be worn or cracked, and require replacement. CAUTION To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, do not attempt to move th ...

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