Car maintenance can often seem overwhelming, but here’s one thing that isn’t hard to stay on top of but is an important car part that lets you get down the road: Windshield Wipers. Here’s what you need to know to keep visibility high and traffic danger low.
When Do I Need New Windshield Wipers?
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Chattering on the windshield, bent rubber or rusty metal housings are all signs you need new windshield wipers. On average you should replace this car part every year or even every six months. When a particular season ends and a new one begins ask yourself, “what weather am I going to drive through in the near future” and be sure your windshield wipers are equipped to handle it. If you see streaks or hear any scratching or other noises it's also probably time for replacement wipers. Also - remember - if you replace the front, it may be time to replace the rear wiper as well. One last tip, is that the best way to extend the life of your wipers is to keep the glass clean. Frank's proudly cleans your windshield with every service!
How To Install Windshield Wipers
We can always change your windshield wipers when you’re in for another service, but it can also be done on your own. There are several different styles of fasteners, but generally there are instructions that allow the wiper housing that holds the actual rubber to lock into place on the metal bar that keeps it in the right spot. Read the instructions carefully, though it may seem obvious, if the housing comes loose and the metal bar scrapes across your windshield it could mean a more costly car maintenance.
Are Windshield Wipers An Important Car Part?
Getting new glasses can seem scary. How will your eyes adjust? How well will you be able to see? Windshield Wipers seem simple, but are just as important. When you’re traveling down the highway at 60 miles per hour, you have to know you’ll be able to see no matter what weather comes your way.
If you need car service or want a professional windshield wiper replacement book an appointment online with Frank’s now!