You asked: How do you change a windshield wiper arm?

To fix the problem permanently, replace the wiper arm (available at an auto parts store). All wiper arms fit onto a splined shaft (Photo 1). Some are held in place with a nut. To replace that type, just lift the protective cap, remove the nut and pull off the arm (Photo 2).

Which wiper arm goes where?

If you have one short blade (20″) and one long blade (21″), the short goes on the passenger side. All wipers are of 21 inch in length.

What is a windshield wiper arm?

The windshield wiper arm is not the most critical component in making the windshield wiper system work, but provides a crucial function. It connects the windshield wiper motors, contained underneath the car’s hood, with the blades that keep the windshield clean.

How do you remove the windshield wiper arm on a Ford f150?

The clip is located inside the base of the arm above the point where it meets the pivot mechanism. Put the tip of the flathead screwdriver up into the base of the arm and pry the clip from the arm. Hold the clip away from the arm and pull the arm off the pivot mechanism.

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