Windscreen Cleaning System auto parts: Window wipers
Wiper blade is a part of windscreen wiper. Together with wiper, wiper motor and windscreen wiper, wiper blade helps to clean the windscreen and rear window. Wiper blades fit the window glass and function properly if there is enough water. Washing of dry glass can cause damage and accelerate the wear of the blade. Therefore, the blades should be used only with window washer that will moisten the dry surface of the glass. We also recommend using window washer in case of severe contamination.
In majority of cases blade defect leads to whistling noise or uneven cleaning of the glass. In order that new wiper blade to fit the windscreen wiper, it is necessary to buy original spare car part. Different makers offer blade models that fit different cars. Buyers must purchase a high quality product, because service life is more important than price of the blade. Car owner can replace the strip without any assistance. You will need maintenance manual and a little patience.
To replace the blade lift up the windscreen wiper. This will simplify the work. After this you need carefully to put the blade on the glass. For trial testing activate the windscreen wipers or moist the glass with water. You can find other spare car parts in our Internet store. In our online store you can order shock mount, throttle valve sensor, muffler, bellows, radiator, horn, poly-V belt or box body.
Wiper blades failures
Signs of Wiper blades failures
Causes of Window wipers failures
Visual inspection will help to estimate the blades condition; it is usually sufficient to pay attention to the condition of their surface. So, you will be able to find the occurred deformations and other signs of wear. Trial starting of wiper will allow to get the exact picture of failure, but, when doing that, it is necessary to use washing fluid. In case if quality of cleaning will be unsatisfactory, then the blades should be replaced. The blades serve for about 4-6 months under normal operation conditions. Materials retain their properties during such term.
Repair of wiper blades
The widespread problem breaking work of the wiper is ingress of fuels and lubricants and other chemicals onto blades. In this case replacement of blades won’t be always necessary. At first it is necessary to try washing out the pollutant with the help of twenty-percent warm soda solution. Widespread practice is usage of petrol and other solvents, but such substances are capable just to spoil the blades completely.
The design of the majority of the wipers used in modern cars allows to change only the rubber part of the blades. It is sufficient to find a suitable model only. Buying the blade rubber only, it is possible to reduce the costs of blades replacement almost twice.
Replacement of Wiper blades
Replacement of the blades will demand their removal from fixations. To do this, it is necessary to unblock the special clamp on the arm. This procedure won't demand special skills or knowledge, it only requires a couple of minutes.
Experts recommend to perform replacement of blade rubbers simultaneously thus allowing to provide their uniform wear.