2009 Cadillac DTS Owners Manual PDF | Page 351

To remove and replace the wiper blade element:
1. The wiper blade element has two notches at one
end which are engaged by the bottom claw set of
the wiper blade. At the notched end of the wiper
blade, pull the wiper blade element from the wiper
blade assembly.
2. Replace the element by starting at the heel end of
the wiper blade, which is the end nearest to the base
of the wiper arm, and slide the wiper blade element,
notched end last, into the wiper blade claw sets.
3. Engage the last claw into the notched end of the
wiper blade element by squeezing the wiper blade
element at the notched area, and push the wiper
blade element so the claw ?ts into the notch.
4. Be sure the two wiper blade element notches are
engaged by the last claw set and all the other claws
are properly engaged in the slots of the wiper blade
element on both sides.
A. Correct Installation
B. Incorrect Installation
For the proper type and size windshield wiper blades,
see Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-13.
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To remove and replace the wiper blade element:1. The wiper blade element has two notches at oneend which are engaged by the bottom claw set ofthe wiper blade. At the notched end of the wiperblade, pull the wiper blade element from the wiperblade assembly.2. Replace the element by starting at the heel end ofthe wiper blade, which is the end nearest to the baseof the wiper arm, and slide the wiper blade element,notched end last, into the wiper blade claw sets.3. Engage the last claw into the notched end of thewiper blade element by squeezing the wiper bladeelement at the notched area, and push the wiperblade element so the claw ts into the notch.4. Be sure the two wiper blade element notches areengaged by the last claw set and all the other clawsare properly engaged in the slots of the wiper bladeelement on both sides.A. Correct InstallationB. Incorrect InstallationFor the proper type and size windshield wiper blades,see Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-13.5-47