Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Blade replacement
Maintenance / Wiper blades / Blade replacement

When the wipers no longer clean adequately, the blades may be worn or cracked, and require replacement.

To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, do not attempt to move the wipers manually.

The use of a non-specified wiper blade could result in wiper malfunction and failure.

Front windshield wiper blade

Type A

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. 1. Raise the wiper arm and turn the wiper blade assembly to expose the plastic

1. Raise the wiper arm and turn the wiper blade assembly to expose the plastic locking clip.

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. CAUTION - Wiper arms CAUTION - Wiper arms

Do not allow the wiper arm to fall against the windshield, since it may chip or crack the windshield.

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement.

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. 2. Compress the clip and slide the blade assembly downward.

2. Compress the clip and slide the blade assembly downward.

3. Lift it off the arm.

4. Install the blade assembly in the reverse order of removal.

Type B

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. 1. Raise the wiper arm.

1. Raise the wiper arm.

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement.

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. 2. Turn the wiper blade clip. Then lift up the blade clip.

2. Turn the wiper blade clip. Then lift up the blade clip.

3. Push the clip (1) and push up the wiper arm (2).

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. 4. Push down the wiper arm (3) and install the new blade assembly in the reverse

4. Push down the wiper arm (3) and install the new blade assembly in the reverse order of removal.

5. Return the wiper arm on the windshield.

Rear window wiper blade

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. 1. Raise the wiper arm and pull out the wiper blade assembly.

1. Raise the wiper arm and pull out the wiper blade assembly.

Kia Carnival: Blade replacement. 2. Install the new blade assembly by inserting the center part into the slot

2. Install the new blade assembly by inserting the center part into the slot in the wiper arm until it clicks into place.

3. Make sure the blade assembly is installed firmly by trying to pull it slightly.

To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, have an authorized Kia dealer replace the wiper blade.


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