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2006 rear window wiper blade, how to replace??

Hello,

I bought a generic blade that is designed to latch onto a blade arm. I was able to fronts, no problem, they had a U-Hook, and the generic blade had a fiting.

Now I get to the rear blade haha,, How do I get the old one off ?? I cannot see any way to unlatch it.
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If the 06 rear wiper is the same as 04, then it will work with an OEM refill only. Here's how to install it: Rear Wiper Blade Replacement 04 XT - ScoobyMods

If you want to use aftermarket blades, you can also swap out the composite wiper arm with one of the older metal ones for the 03 Forester.

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cant view pics

that site requires a user name

Does this mean that you do not repalce the entire blade arm, but only replace the rubber insert?
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If it's like MY04, here's what I do:

2005 Foretser XT rear wiper

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Thanks, people, this give me lots to play with, very helpful
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