Lexus RX Owners Manual (RX450h): Windshield wiper inserts

Replacing a windshield wiper insert

1. Change the rest position of the windshield wipers to the service position using the wiper lever and then lift a windshield wiper.

2. While pressing and holding the wiper blade lock release button, remove the wiper blade.

When performing this operation, make sure to hold the hook portion of the wiper arm securely.

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3. While disengaging the cap lock, using a tool such as a flathead screwdriver if necessary, remove the wiper insert.

Hold the cap on the end of the wiper insert when removing the wiper insert.

(The cap is integrated into the wiper insert.)

If using a screwdriver, make sure to wrap its tip with tape to protect the wiper blade.

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4. Install a new wiper insert.

Make sure to push the wiper insert firmly until the cap lock is engaged.

After installation, check that the cap lock is locked securely.

5. Install the wiper blade to the wiper arm.

Make sure to push the wiper blade until it is locked.

When performing this operation, make sure to hold the hook portion of the wiper arm securely.

After installation, check that the wiper blade is locked securely.

6. After replacing the wiper inserts, place the windshield wipers on the windshield and lower them to the retracted position.

Do not drive the vehicle with the windshield wipers lifted.

■ Replacing the rear wiper insert Have the rear wiper insert replaced by your Lexus dealer.

■ Handling of the windshield wiper blades and inserts Improper handling of the windshield wiper blades and inserts may cause them to be damaged. If it is difficult to follow the wiper blade and insert replacement procedure precisely, contact your Lexus dealer.

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