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How to Change 2018 Audi R8 Wiper Blades

Always check your vehicle's owner's manual for specific instructions on changing your wiper blades before removing/installing your wiper blades.
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    • Just smooth consistently safe windshield wiping for your Audi R8
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  2. Prepare your Audi R8 for an easier wiper change

    Turn ON your wipers then turn off your Audi R8 when the wipers are at their mid-way point on your windshield

  3. Lift your wipers up from the windshield

    With your wipers stopped midway on your windshield it should be easy to lift your wipers up and away from your windshield.
    Your old wipers should stick out, away, from your windshield. Now allowing for easy access during the rest of the changing process.

  4. Before you remove old wiper blades

    Be sure to take note of which new blade length goes on which side.
    Measure or just compare old blade length to the new Trico® wiper blades.
    Then place the new blades on the correct side.

  5. Remove old wiper blades

    Your 2018 Audi R8 has a pinch tab attachment for the windshield wipers. Press the tab or button. Then tilt or slide it off the old wiper.


    Different wiper manufacturers use different style attachments for the pinch tab.

  6. Connect the new Trico® Tech Beam Blade wipers

    With this arm type it is necessary to remove the preattached adaptor on the wiper blade and replace it as follows with adapter (BC)

    1. Push the small adapter lever toward the center of the blade.
    2. While doing step 1, lift the factory installed adaptor off of the blade and discard it.


    3. Find adaptor (BC) and press it on to the center of the blade. The two nubs inside of the adaptor onto the area on the blade marked "X".


    4. Press the tab on the front of adaptor (B).
    5. Lift shim (C) off of adaptor (B) and discard it. Tip: Press down on top edge of adaptor B to remove shim (C) easier.


    6. Hold your thumb firmly on the front of the adaptor, raising the back end up.
    7. Align the side arm tabs with the side tabs on the back end of the adaptor, and raise the blade into the underside of the arm.


    8. Rotate the blade up until the tip of the arm locks underneath the adaptor tab.


    9. The adaptor must lock on to the arm where indicated.




  7. Check all connections...

    Double check that wiper blades and adapters are locked on to the wiper arms.

  8. Lower wipers back down to their functional positions.

    Carefully lower your new wipers down to your windshield. Discard old wipers and packaging material.


Congratulations! You just installed new Trico® Tech Beam Blade wipers on your 2018 Audi R8!


Having Trouble?

If you have a different AttachType than what we have listed please select the wiper arm type that best matches your vehicle:

Always check your vehicle's owner's manual for specific instructions on changing your wiper blades before removing/installing your wiper blades.
  1. Buy your new Trico® Force Premium Beam Blade wipers

    • Great all-weather premium beam wipers from Trico® The Leader in Wiper Blade Technology.
    • Beam blades from Trico® are a sleek low-profile styled "Memory Curved Steel®" beam covered in rubber and plastic to keep out rain, ice and debris. That means there are no frozen wiper joints to cause uneven wiping and streaking.
    • Trico® Force has additional air foils to keep the blades stuck to the windows at higher speeds and No lifting in high winds.
    • Just smooth consistently safe windshield wiping for your Audi R8
    • Buy your Trico® Force Premium Beam Blade wipers for your 2018 Audi R8 $23.99 ea.

  2. Prepare your Audi R8 for an easier wiper change

    Turn ON your wipers then turn off your Audi R8 when the wipers are at their mid-way point on your windshield

  3. Lift your wipers up from the windshield

    With your wipers stopped midway on your windshield it should be easy to lift your wipers up and away from your windshield.
    Your old wipers should stick out, away, from your windshield. Now allowing for easy access during the rest of the changing process.

  4. Before you remove old wiper blades

    Be sure to take note of which new blade length goes on which side.
    Measure or just compare old blade length to the new Trico® wiper blades.
    Then place the new blades on the correct side.

  5. Remove old wiper blades

    Your 2018 Audi R8 has a pinch tab button attachment for the windshield wipers to connect with.

    Different wiper manufacturers use different style attachments for the pinch tab.
    Look for a button or a latch to lift and slide off the old wiper blade.

  6. Remove plastic protector

    Before installation, of the new wiper blade, slide off the plastic protector from the blade rubber.

  7. Connect the new Trico® Force Premium Beam Blade wipers

    With this arm type it is necessary to remove the preattached adapter on the wiper blade and replace it as follows with adapter BC.
    1. Identitfy release tab for the preattached adapter.


    2. While pressing down on the adapter release tab with your thumb.


    3. Push the pre-attached adaptor towards the button to disengage it from the blade.
    Discard.


    4. Remove the preinstalled adapter from the wiper and discard it.


    5. Find included adapter "B/C".


    6. Lower B/C adapter into the cavity in the top of the blade. Slide adapter in the opposite direction from the tab until it locks in place.
    Adapter B/C must lock on the to blade before you move on to the next step

    7. With your Thumb press the tab in front of the adaptor (B) down HARD.
    8. Lift shim (C) off the adaptor (B). Discard.


    8. Hold your thumb firmly on the front of the adaptor, raising the back end up.
    9. Align the side arm tabs with the side tabs on the back end of the adaptor.


    10. Raise the blade in to the underside of the arm.
    11. The tab inside the hole on the top of the arm must go UNDERNEATH the upper tab on the backend of the adapter.

    12. Then rotate the blade UP until the tip of the arm locks underneath the adaptor tab.

    13. The adaptor MUST LOCK onto the arm where indicated.


  8. Check all connections...

    Double check that wiper blades and adapters are locked on to the wiper arms.

  9. Lower wipers back down to their functional positions.

    Carefully lower your new wipers down to your windshield. Discard old wipers and packaging material.


Congratulations! You just installed new Trico® Force Premium Beam Blade wipers on your 2018 Audi R8!


Having Trouble?

If you have a different AttachType than what we have listed please select the wiper arm type that best matches your vehicle:

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