Wiper blades

Wiper blades  - Wiper blades and washer fluid - Maintenance and specifications - Volvo XC60 Owners Manual - Volvo XC60

The windshield wiper blades are different lengths. The blade on the driver’s side is longer than the one on the passenger side.

Service position

Wiper blades in service position
Wiper blades in service position

The wiper blades must be in the vertical (service) position for replacement, washing or to lift them away from the windshield when e.g., removing ice or snow. To put them in this position:

1. While sitting in the driver's seat, close the driver's door.

2. Insert the remote key in the ignition slot1 3. Put the ignition in mode II (see page 82).

4. With the remote key in the ignition slot, put the ignition in mode 0.

5. Move the right steering wheel lever up and hold it for at least 1 second. The wipers will then move to the vertical (service) position on the windshield.

The wipers can be returned to the normal position by briefly switching on the ignition (or by starting the engine).

Replacing the windshield wiper blades

1 With the wipers in the service position, fold

1 With the wipers in the service position, fold out the wiper arm from the windshield.

Press the button on the wiper blade attachment and pull the wiper blade straight out, parallel with the wiper arm.

2 Slide in the new wiper blade until it clicks into place.

3 Check that the blade is securely in place.

Cleaning

Keeping the windshield and wiper blades clean helps improve visibility and prolongs the service life of the wiper blades. Clean the wiper blades with a stiff-bristle brush and lukewarm soap solution or car washing detergent.

Replacing the tailgate wiper blade

1. Fold the wiper arm outward.

1. Fold the wiper arm outward.

2. Grasp the inner section of wiper blade (at the arrow).

3. Pull out the blade to release it from the wiper arm.

4. Press the new wiper blade into place and check that it seats securely.

5. Fold the wiper arm back toward the tailgate window.

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