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2010 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Wiper Blades

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Wiper Blades  
Check the condition of the wiper  
blades at least every six months.  
Replace them if you find signs of  
When replacing a wiper blade,  
make sure not to drop the wiper  
blade or wiper arm down on the  
windshield.  
Do not open the hood when the wiper  
cracking in the rubber, areas that are arms are raised, or you will damage  
getting hard, or if they leave streaks  
and unwiped areas when used.  
the hood and the wiper arms.  
BLADE  
FRONT  
WIPER ARMS  
LOCK TAB  
3. Remove the blade from its holder  
by grasping the tabbed end of the  
blade. Pull firmly until the tabs  
come out of the holder.  
2. Disconnect the blade assembly  
from the wiper arm:  
To replace a front wiper blade:  
1. Raise each wiper arm off the  
windshield, lifting the driver’s side  
first, then the passenger’s side.  
Press and hold the lock tab.  
Slide the blade assembly toward  
the lock tab until it releases from  
the wiper arm.  
CONTINUED  
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Wiper Blades  
4. Examine the new wiper blades. If  
they have no plastic or metal  
reinforcement along the back  
edge, remove the metal  
reinforcement strips from the old  
wiper blade, and install them in  
the slots along the edge of the new  
blade.  
6. Slide the wiper blade assembly  
onto the wiper arm. Make sure it  
locks in place.  
7. Lower the wiper arm down against  
the windshield, the passenger’s  
side first, then the driver’s side.  
REINFORCEMENT  
BLADE  
TOP  
5. Place the top of the wiper blade on  
the end of the blade assembly, and  
slide the blade onto the assembly  
in the direction pointed to by the  
arrow.  
Make sure the blade is completely  
installed.  
Make sure the three rubber tabs  
inside the blade fit to each notch  
of the reinforcement, as shown.  
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Wiper Blades  
5. Slide the new blade into the holder.  
Make sure it is engaged in the slot  
along its full length.  
Insert both ends of the blade into  
the holder. Make sure they are  
secure.  
REAR  
6. Install the wiper blade assembly  
onto the wiper arm. Make sure it  
locks in place.  
7. Lower the wiper arm against the  
windshield.  
To replace a rear wiper blade:  
3. Pull one end of the blade out from  
the holder.  
Slide the blade out of the holder.  
1. Raise the wiper arm off the rear  
window.  
4. Examine the new wiper blades. If  
they have no plastic or metal  
reinforcement along the back  
edge, remove the metal  
2. Disconnect the blade assembly  
from the wiper arm by pivoting the  
blade assembly upward.  
reinforcement strips from the old  
wiper blade, and install them in  
the slots along the edge of the new  
blade.  
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