Kia Rio: Wiper blades / Blade replacement

Kia Rio 2017-2020 YB Owners Manual / Maintenance / Wiper blades / Blade replacement

When the wipers no longer clean adequately, the blades may be worn or cracked, and require replacement.

To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, do not attempt to move the wipers manually.

Aftermarket wiper blades may result in wiper malfunction and/or failure. It is recommended to use certified Kia parts.

Front windshield wiper blade

CAUTION - Wiper arms

Do not allow the wiper arm to fall against the windshield, since it may chip or crack the windshield.

Type A

1. Raise the wiper arm and turn the wiper blade assembly to expose the plastic locking clip.

2. Compress the clip (1) and slide the blade assembly downward (2).

3. Lift it off the arm.

4. Install the blade assembly in the reverse order of removal.

Type B

1. Raise the wiper arm.

2. Lift up the wiper blade clip. Then pull down the blade assembly and remove it.

3. Install the new blade assembly in the reverse order of removal.

Rear window wiper blade (for 5 Door)

1. Raise the wiper arm and pull out the wiper blade assembly.

2. Install the new blade assembly by inserting the center part into the slot in the wiper arm until it clicks into place.

3. Make sure the blade assembly is installed firmly by trying to pull it slightly.

To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, have an authorized Kia dealer replace the wiper blade.

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