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Tesla Model S: Wiper Blades - Pair (Remove and Replace)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Electrical / Wiper Blades - Pair (Remove and Replace)


  1. Use the touchscreen to set the wipers to Service Mode.
  2. Press one wiper arm clip and release the blade.
  3. Remove the wiper blade from the wiper arm.

    Wiper Blades - Pair (Remove and Replace)

  4. Place a cloth under the end of the wiper arm.

    Wiper Blades - Pair (Remove and Replace)

    Caution: The end of the wiper arm can scratch the glass. Make sure the wiper arm is set completely on the cloth.

  5. Repeat the procedure for the second wiper blade.

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

  • When installing the wiper blades, make sure each one snaps securely into the arm.
  • Spray the windshield with the washer jet and cycle the wiper blades.
  • Check for streaking (smeared windshield washer fluid) and chatter (uneven catching against the glass when in motion).

Note: Adjust the wiper blades if there is streaking or chatter (refer to procedure).


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