Windshield Wiper Blades
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What are windshield wiper blades?
Windshield wiper blades are an essential component of your vehicle’s windshield wiper system. They are made of rubber and are attached to the wiper arms, which help them to make contact with the windshield. They are responsible for wiping away dirt, water, and other debris from the windshield.
Why are windshield wiper blades important?
Windshield wiper blades are essential for providing clear visibility when driving in wet or foggy conditions. They help to keep the windshield clean, which helps to improve driver safety.
How do I know if my windshield wiper blades are faulty?
You can tell if your windshield wiper blades are beginning to fail if they start to streak or leave a smeared film on the windshield. In addition, you may also notice that the blades are not making full contact with the windshield or that they are not wiping away moisture or debris.
Can a faulty windshield wiper blade cause damage?
Yes, a faulty windshield wiper blade can cause damage to the windshield if it is not replaced. The blade can scratch or chip the windshield if it is not making full contact with the glass.
How do I replace my windshield wiper blades?
Replacing your windshield wiper blades is relatively easy. First, you should purchase the correct size replacement blades for your vehicle. Then, you should consult the vehicle’s owner’s manual for specific instructions. Generally, the steps are as follows:
- Lift the wiper arm away from the windshield.
- Remove the old blade by pressing the release tab and sliding the blade off of the wiper arm.
- Slide the new blade onto the arm, making sure it is secure.
- Lower the wiper arm back onto the windshield.