Wiper Blades (Adjust)

Correction code 1750170017501700
  • 1033877-00-BTOOL, WIPER ADJUSTMENT

SPECIAL TOOLS

TOOL, WIPER ADJUSTMENT (1033877-00-B)

Adjustment

  1. Using the touchscreen, put the wipers in "Service Mode".
  2. Clean the wiper blades and the windshield thoroughly with isopropyl alcohol wipes, or equivalent.
  3. Spray the windshield with the washer jets.
  4. Cycle the wipers on high speed, and then inspect the cleaning pattern of the wiper blades:
    • If no streaking nor chattering of the windshield is present, discontinue this procedure.
    • If streaking or chattering of the windshield is present, continue to the next step.
  5. Remove the LH wiper blade. See Wiper Blades (Remove and Replace).
  6. Loosen the plate screw of the wiper adjustment tool, so that the measurement plate rotates freely.
  7. Loosen the thumbscrew on the tool, and slide the tool onto the end of the LH wiper arm.
  8. Tighten the thumbscrew and make sure that both plastic points are resting on the windshield.
  9. Check the wiper arm angle, and use a wrench to rotate the tool as necessary to set the correct angle. Adjust the wiper arm angle to -0.5 (+/- 4).
  10. Remove the tool from the wiper arm.
  11. Install the wiper blade. See Wiper Blades (Remove and Replace).
  12. Repeat step 5 to step 11 for the RH wiper arm.
  13. Using the touchscreen, remove the wipers from "Service Mode".
  14. Spray the windshield with the washer jets and verify operation. If streaking or chattering still persists, replace the wiper blades and repeat this procedure.
1Using the touchscreen, put the wipers in "Service Mode".
2Clean the wiper blades and the windshield thoroughly with isopropyl alcohol wipes, or equivalent.
3Spray the windshield with the washer jets.
4Cycle the wipers on high speed, and then inspect the cleaning pattern of the wiper blades:
  • If no streaking nor chattering of the windshield is present, discontinue this procedure.
  • If streaking or chattering of the windshield is present, continue to the next step.
5Remove the LH wiper blade. See Wiper Blades (Remove and Replace).
6Loosen the plate screw of the wiper adjustment tool, so that the measurement plate rotates freely.
7Loosen the thumbscrew on the tool, and slide the tool onto the end of the LH wiper arm.
8Tighten the thumbscrew and make sure that both plastic points are resting on the windshield.
9Check the wiper arm angle, and use a wrench to rotate the tool as necessary to set the correct angle. Adjust the wiper arm angle to -0.5 (+/- 4).
10Remove the tool from the wiper arm.
11Install the wiper blade. See Wiper Blades (Remove and Replace).
12Repeat step 5 to step 11 for the RH wiper arm.
13Using the touchscreen, remove the wipers from "Service Mode".
14Spray the windshield with the washer jets and verify operation. If streaking or chattering still persists, replace the wiper blades and repeat this procedure.