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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Cleaning and changing windscreen wiper blades

Fig. 142 Variants A and B: Changing the windscreen wiper blades. Variants B and C: Changing the rear window wiper blade

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The factory-fitted windscreen/window wiper blades are coated with graphite. The graphite coating ensures that the windscreen wiper blade moves quietly over the windscreen. If the graphite coating is damaged, the windscreen wiper will become louder.

Check the condition of the wiper blades on a regular basis. Rubbing wiper blades should be changed if damaged or cleaned if dirty .

Damaged wiper blades should be replaced immediately. Windscreen wiper blades can be bought from a qualified workshop.

Cleaning windscreen wiper blades

Note for the front windscreen wiper: move the wiper arms to the service position before lifting them .

Changing the windscreen wiper blades (Variant A)

Changing the windscreen or rear-window wiper blades (Variant B)

Changing the rear-window wiper blade (Variant C)

WARNING

Worn or dirty windscreen wiper blades reduce visibility and increase the risk of accidents and severe injuries.

NOTICE

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