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

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Wiper blades / Blade replacement

When the wipers no longer clean adequately, the blades may be worn or cracked, and require replacement.

To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, do not attempt to move the wipers manually.

The use of a non-specified wiper blade could result in wiper malfunction and failure.

Front windshield wiper blade

Front windshield wiper blade

1. Raise the wiper arm and turn the wiper blade assembly to expose the plastic locking clip.

CAUTION - Wiper arms

Do not allow the wiper arm to fall against the windshield, since it may chip or crack the windshield.

2. Compress the clip and slide the blade assembly downward.

2. Compress the clip and slide the blade assembly downward.

3. Lift it off the arm.

4. Install the blade assembly in the reverse order of removal.

4. Install the blade assembly in the reverse order of removal.

Rear window wiper blade

Rear window wiper blade

1. Raise the wiper arm and pull out the wiper blade assembly.

2. Install the new blade assembly by inserting the center part into the slot

2. Install the new blade assembly by inserting the center part into the slot in the wiper arm until it clicks into place.
3. Make sure the blade assembly is installed firmly by trying to pull it slightly.
4. Place back the wiper arm to the proper position.

To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, have an authorized Kia dealer replace the wiper blade.

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