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Loose rear wiper on 2002 Protege5

I want to tighten the rear wiper on my Mazda Protege5. I am nervous about pulling the rear panel off: i.e. once I get it off, will I be able to put it back on?

Depending on what part is loose, you may not have to remove the rear panel. If you do need to remove the panel it should go back on easily as long as you removed it correctly. Get a manual or some sort of instructions to show you how the panel comes off. Don’t just start prying at it or you may break some of the fasteners.