Jeep Wrangler: VEHICLE MAINTENANCE / Windshield Wiper Blades

Clean the rubber edges of the wiper blades and the windshield periodically with a sponge or soft cloth and a mild nonabrasive cleaner. This will remove accumulations of salt or road film. Operation of the wipers on dry glass for long periods may cause deterioration of the wiper blades. Always use washer fluid when using the wipers to remove salt or dirt from a dry windshield.

Avoid using the wiper blades to remove frost or ice from the windshield. Keep the blade rubber out of contact with petroleum products such as engine oil, gasoline, etc.

NOTE:

Life expectancy of wiper blades varies depending on geographical area and frequency of use. Poor performance of blades may be present with chattering, marks, water lines or wet spots. If any of these conditions are present, clean the wiper blades or replace as necessary.

The wiper blades and wiper arms should be inspected periodically, not just when wiper performance problems are experienced. This inspection should include the following points:

  • Wear or uneven edges
  • Foreign material
  • Hardening or cracking
  • Deformation or fatigue

If a wiper blade or wiper arm is damaged, replace the affected wiper arm or blade with a new unit. Do not attempt to repair a wiper arm or blade that is damaged.

Wiper Blade Removal/Installation

CAUTION!

Do not allow the wiper arm to spring back against the glass without the wiper blade in place or the glass may be damaged.

  1. Lift the wiper arm to raise the wiper blade off of the glass, until the wiper arm is in the full up position.

    Jeep Wrangler. Windshield Wiper Blades

    Wiper Blade With Release Tab In Locked Position

    1. Wiper Blade
    2. Wiper Arm
    3. Release Tab
  2. To disengage the wiper blade from the wiper arm, push the release tab on the wiper blade and while holding the wiper arm with one hand, slide the wiper blade down towards the base of the wiper arm.

    Jeep Wrangler. Windshield Wiper Blades

    Wiper Blade With Release Tab In Unlocked Position

    1. Wiper Blade
    2. Wiper Arm J Hook
    3. J Hook Retainer
  3. With the wiper blade disengaged, remove the wiper blade from the wiper arm.
  4. Gently lower the wiper arm onto the glass.

Installing The Front Wipers

  1. Lift the wiper arm off of the glass, until the wiper arm is in the full up position.
  2. Position the wiper blade near the hook on the tip of the wiper arm.
  3. Slide the wiper blade up into the hook on the wiper arm, latch engagement will be accompanied by an audible click.
  4. Gently lower the wiper blade onto the glass.

Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation

  1. Open swing gate to access the wiper arm.

    Jeep Wrangler. Windshield Wiper Blades

    Rear Wiper Assembly

    1. Wiper Arm
    2. Wiper Blade
  2. Lift wiper arm off of the glass and rotate wiper blade outward to disengage the wiper blade from the wiper arm.

    Jeep Wrangler. Windshield Wiper Blades

    Wiper Blade And Wiper Arm

    1. Wiper Arm
    2. Wiper Blade
  3. Gently set the arm on the glass.

    Jeep Wrangler. Windshield Wiper Blades

    Wiper Blade Removed From Wiper Arm

    1. Wiper Blade Pivot Pin
    2. Wiper Arm Receptacle

Installing The Rear Wiper

  1. Lift the wiper arm off of the glass.
  2. Insert the wiper blade pivot pin into the opening on the end of the wiper arm and rotate the wiper in to place.
  3. Place with wiper on the glass and close the tail gate.

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    The best protection against carbon monoxide entry into the vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaust system. If you notice a change in the sound of the exhaust system; or if the exhaust fumes can be detected inside the vehicle; or when the underside or rear of the vehicle is damaged; have an authorized technician inspect the complete exhaust system and adjacent body areas for broken, damaged, deteriorated, or mispositioned parts...

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    Jeep Wrangler 2018-2024 Owners Manual: Autostop Mode


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    Erasing All The HomeLink® Channels

    To erase the channels, follow this procedure:

    Place the ignition switch into the ON/RUN position. Push and hold the two outside HomeLink® buttons (I and III) for up to 20 seconds, or until the HomeLink® indicator light flashes.

    NOTE:

    Erasing all channels should only be performed when programming HomeLink® for the first time. Do not erase channels when programming additional buttons.

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