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Fixing Squeaky Windshield Wipers

You may be able to easily get rid for the annoying squeak coming from your windshield wipers. This is a guide about fixing squeaky windshield wipers.
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February 12, 2010 Flag

Rubbing alcohol on your windshield wipers makes badly streaking wipers change to near perfect silence and clarity, it makes them "squeak proof".

Source: Local glass shop.

By Cinnamon from Williams Lake, BC

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February 12, 20100 found this helpful

So all you do is rub alcohol on the blades? And its squeak proof?

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March 29, 2010 Flag

How can I quiet noisy windshield wipers without replacing them?

By Gary from Knoxville, TN

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March 30, 20100 found this helpful
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Squeaking or otherwise noisy blades means that they need to be replaced. WD40 will smear on the windshield and impair vision.

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March 31, 20100 found this helpful
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I live in a dessert region and often get that squeak during 'dusty months'. What I do is wipe off the blades with a really wet rag and the squeak goes away. When it doesn't help I know for certain it's time to replace them.

Ditto on not using anything 'oily/oily based' like WD40 to clean or coat the blades!

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March 30, 20100 found this helpful

Spray them with WD40, good luck.

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January 21, 20160 found this helpful

Smear some wd-40, just a little , just above your wipers, across the windshield. Not too much, & it won't impair your vision/visibility.

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