How to change the wipers on your 2012 BMW X3

driver side
passenger side

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step 1

Disconnect the blade

Begin on the driver's side of your X3. The blade is attached with a pin and held in place with a hook. If you rotate the blade on the pin, the hook will release.
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step 2

Remove the blade

The blade should freely slide off the pin by pulling it away from the windshield. Set the blade aside.
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step 3

Attach the adapter

Place the adapter on top of the blade. Line up the 'v' on the adapter with the 'v' on the blade and snap it in to place.
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step 4

Install the new blade

Place the blade back on the pin. Rotate it back and it will snap into place against the hook.
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step 5


You're all finished with the driver's side. Repeat the process on the passenger side of your X3.

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