When to replace the Wiper Blades on your MINI MINI
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Wiper blade : 12 month
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Replacement: windshield wipers – MINI MINI (R50, R53). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Always replace front wiper blades together. It will ensure efficient and uniform cleaning of the windshield.
  • Don't confuse the wiper blades of the driver and passenger side.
  • The replacement procedure for both wiper blades is identical.
  • Please note: all work on the car – MINI MINI (R50, R53) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Prepare the new windscreen wipers.
    Step 2
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    Pull the wiper arm away from the glass surface until it stops.
  2. Step 3
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    Press the clip. Remove the blade from the wiper arm.
    Replacement: windshield wipers – MINI MINI (R50, R53). AUTODOC recommends:
    When replacing the wiper blade, take caution to prevent the spring-loaded wiper arm from hitting the glass.
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