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How to Replace Windshield Wiper Arms 05-16 Toyota RAV4

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  1. step : Removing the Windshield Wiper Arm (0:21)
    • Pry up the cap from the wiper arm with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the 14mm bolt from the wiper arm
    • Mark the position of the wiper blade on the windshield
    • Rock the arm to loosen it and lift the wiper arm up and off
  2. step : Installing the Windshield Wiper Arm (1:50)
    • Press the wiper arm into place
    • Tighten the 14mm bolt to the iper arm
    • Press the cap onto the wiper arm

What's up, guys? I'm Andy from 1A Auto. In this video, I'm going to show you how to replace the wiper arms on this 2010 Toyota RAV4. If you need parts for your vehicle, click the link in the description and head over to

All right, we want to take this cover off the arm. I'm just going to use a straight blade screwdriver or a pocket screwdriver, just take that cover off right there. Or you could use a pick as well. All right, now I'm going to take a 14 millimeter socket extension and ratchet, take this nut off. You can fold the arm so you don't put too much tension on the actual wiper transmission. There we go. It's still on there pretty good. Take that nut off.

All right. Before I take the arm off, I'm actually just going to mark where the wiper arm is. You could make a mark right here or even right there or on the other side, and just keep in mind so that you can put the wiper back where it was when you're done.

Now, you can use a special tool to remove these arms. What I'm going to do is just grab it, though, and just rock it back and forth. That loosens it up. Just grab the arm and slide it off. And then you can do the same with the other side.

All right, take the wiper arm, slide it back in position. Make sure you put it where you marked it on the windshield, if you marked it. Take, install the nut. I like to just push down on the arm a little bit, just to get that to line up right. Get the 14 millimeter socket extension and ratchet and we'll just snug this up. That's good. Take the cap, line it up and lock it down, and do the same with the other one. Good to go.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket

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