Note:   If streaks or smears appear on the windshield, clean the windshield and the wiper blades. If that does not resolve the issue, install new wiper blades.
Service Position
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 Set the windshield wipers in the service position to change the wiper blades. The windshield wipers return to the starting position when you switch the ignition on.
  1. Switch the ignition off.
  1. Move the wiper arms to the service position manually.
Note:   You cannot move the wiper arms to the service position manually when you switch the ignition on.
Note:   You can use the service position to provide easier access to the wiper blades for freeing them from snow and ice.Make sure the windshield is free from snow and ice before you switch the windshield wipers on.
Changing the Windshield Wiper Blades
Note:   Do not hold the wiper blade when lifting the wiper arm.
Note:   Make sure that the wiper arm does not spring back against the glass when the wiper blade is not attached.
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  1. Lift the wiper arm and then press the wiper blade locking buttons together.
  1. Remove the wiper blade.
  1. Install in the reverse order.
Note:   Make sure that the wiper blade locks into place.
Note:   Make sure the windshield is clean before using new wiper blades.
Changing the Rear Window Wiper Blade
Note:   Do not hold the wiper blade when lifting the wiper arm.
Note:   Make sure that the wiper arm does not spring back against the glass when the wiper blade is not attached.
  1. Lift the wiper arm.
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  1. Remove the wiper blade.
  1. Install in the reverse order.
Note:   Make sure that the wiper blade locks into place.