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When Should You Replace Your Wiper Blades?

Windshield wiper blades are always there to wipe away all the nasty stuff that nature throws in our face while we are driving, all at the push of a button. Making sure your wiper blades are operating properly can ensure your safety. Experts suggest that wiper blades need to be changed every six to 12 months.


With the harsh and intense changing seasons we experience in Central Illinois how often your blades need to be changed could very. Even with limited use the rubber on your blades can wear over time. You will know it is time to change your wiper blades if they start leaving streaks or large gaps on your windshield. If left unchanged, the rubber on your wiper blades could break off. The plastic under the rubber could actually harm your windshield if the rubber does break off.


Though you may be thinking, changing my wiper blades every six months can get costly. Don’t worry there are many different options of wiper blades that could last longer than others. There are many different types of blades and arms that are best suited to different vehicles.


Our experts in the Uftring Service department are skilled in judging which wiper blades are going to be best for your vehicle. You can also always check your owner’s manual to see what blades the manufacture suggests. 

Make an appointment today at the service department closest to you to make sure you wiper blades are ready for winter. 

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