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Old 09-12-2010, 03:15 PM
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Wiper bolts "cap" removal. help

W126 wiper arm removal. The guide says:

Step 1- lift up the caps to get to the bolt.

For the life of me, I cannot lift up the caps. I can see it bending to the point of breaking the plastic. Is there a trick to it? Please help.

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Old 09-12-2010, 05:43 PM
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The wiper arm must but in the up position, then pull the cap up while you lower the wiper arm back down against the windshield.
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Try folding the blades away from the windshield first.
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Old 03-01-2012, 06:55 PM
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Remove wiper cap

It's one of those things you slap your head after you see it done. Use an angled pick at the base of the plastic cover, where there's a little seam where it meets the metal. Work it around and up and the cover will pop up.
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The wiper arm must but in the up position, then pull the cap up while you lower the wiper arm back down against the windshield.

X2, works every time.

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