Tesla Wiper Blades

Normally, you don’t think about your wiper blades until you need to turn them on. This is when you ask yourself, when was the last time I replaced my wiper blades? Regardless of how well you maintain your Tesla’s windshield wipers, sooner or later, you will have to replace them. When it’s time to replace your Tesla’s windshield wipers, visit a reputable windshield wiper dealer like SilBlade® for the best windshield wipers.

How to Change Your Tesla Windshield Wipers

Constant exposure to weather elements is the major factor that affects your Tesla’s wiper blades. Aging also affects them. However, we don’t have to wait until they fail before replacing them. You don’t want to risk the danger of getting caught on the road with an underperforming pair of windshield wipers.

1. First, shift to park gear and switch the wipers off.

2. Now, put the wipers in service mode. From the touch control, select services, then wiper service mode to put your windshield wipers in service mode.

3. Once in service mode, you can lift the arm of the windshield wiper just far enough to access the wiper blades. Do not lift the windshield wiper beyond its limit. They don’t lock in a lifted position.

4. Now, place a towel between your windshield wiper and the windshield. This is to prevent the windshield from scratching, cracking, or breaking in case the windshield metal arm slams against the windshield.

5. Hold the metal arm, press the locking tab, and slide the blade down to remove it.

6. Now, take your new blade, position it properly on the wiper metal arm and slide it towards you untill you hear a click. This click indicates the blades are locked into position.

After completing the above steps, always turn off Service Mode to return the wipers to their original position.

Tesla Wiper Blades - Frequently Asked Questions

  • How often should I change the wiper blades on my Tesla?

    The lifespan of wiper blades for your Tesla can vary depending on several factors such as usage frequency, environmental conditions, and maintenance. On average, wiper blades for Tesla typically last around 6 to 12 months before they may need replacement. However, it's essential to monitor the condition of your wiper blades regularly and replace them if you notice any signs of wear or reduced effectiveness in clearing the windshield.
  • Does Tesla offer automatic wipers?

    Some Tesla models have automatic wipers. You will need to check your service manual or phone the Tesla dealership to confirm.
  • How do you service wiper blades on Tesla models?

    To service Tesla wipers you must first place the wiper blades into Wiper Service Mode. Once the wiper blades are in service mode, lift the wiper arm a short distance away from the windshield. Do not lift the wiper arm beyond its intended position. You can now replace your wiper blades. After installing your new wiper blades, turn the Wiper Service Mode off. This will return the wiper blades to their normal position.