Changing a wiper blade

Citroen C3 / Citroen C3 Owner's Manual / Practical information / Changing a wiper blade

Procedure for replacing a worn wiper blade with a new one without the use of tools.

Before removing a front wiper blade

  • Within one minute after switching off the ignition, operate the wipers stalk to position the wiper blades in the centre of the windscreen.

Removing a front or rear wiper blade

  • Raise the corresponding wiper arm.
  • Unclip the wiper blade and remove it.

Fitting a front or rear wiper blade

  • At the front, check the size of the wiper blade as the shorter blade is fi tted on the right-hand side of the vehicle.
  • Put the corresponding new wiper blade in place and clip it.
  • Fold down the wiper arm carefully.

After fitting a front wiper blade

  • Switch on the ignition.
  • Operate the wipers stalk again to park the wiper blades.
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