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The OEM assembly is not designed to allow replacement of the blade itself. There are tabs on both ends and nothing for a refill to clip to.
I can't vouch for the quality of this specific bladse, but this is the type of blade needed:
https://smile.amazon.com/AUTOHAUX-Wi...s%2A=0&ie=UTF8

Ive had no problem using refills from the parts counter at Toyota. 9 bucks each.

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According to the info that I found, the EV uses 12" all others use 10"
Trico makes the Exactfit 10A, which would be the whole replacement assy.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Windshield-...53.m1438.l2649

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According to the info that I found, the EV uses 12" all others use 10"
That would make sense, since the EV was a carryover of the 4.3 body, and there are some structural differences between the 4.3 and 4.4, despite similar body lines/size and side windows.

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I am looking for instructions on how to remove the entire " Arm " from the Liftgate wiper assembly...also has anyone tried cutting a 20" " Generic REFILL " in half ( using a Dremel type tool ) and using for a 10" refill ? thanks
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I am looking for instructions on how to remove the entire " Arm " from the Liftgate wiper assembly...also has anyone tried cutting a 20" " Generic REFILL " in half ( using a Dremel type tool ) and using for a 10" refill ? thanks
There is a cover over the pivot that hinges up and away from the arm. That allows you to hinge the arm away from the window to provide access to replace the wiper.
I see others have commented that they were able to replace only the refill, but on my '15, both ends have a plastic tab that prevent removal of the blade without bending the snot out of it... meaning the replacement would be similarly bent to install.

Cutting a 20" down may be successful if you can get the old one out and the new one in without bending it up, though I would just use tin snips since the Dremel will burn through the rubber.

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