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Aug 25, 8:37pm - #259689 
noisy windshield wipers

I just recently noticed that my wipers got really noisey when it rained yesterday, I surely remembered that the last time it rained, the wipers where quite.. any suggestion on how to fix this prob??

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Aug 25, 8:39pm - #259690 
May be time to replace them.

The rubber could have cracked, or ripped off in some places.


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Aug 25, 8:40pm - #259691 
mine are noisey too. I have to replace them. You can get new blades at toyota for $3 a blade. The rubber gets dried out if you don't change them.


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Aug 25, 8:42pm - #259692 
I just recently replaced the blades on my car. But idunnomy windshield wipers have always been a bit noisy.

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Aug 25, 8:43pm - #259693 
wave Time to replace them!!! happywink

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Aug 25, 8:49pm - #259694 
i guess itz time then =[ .. .and another thing i noticed bout my windshield is that there are little bubble like marks on it...it almost looks like as if itz tint bubbles .. could that be causing the noise?

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Aug 25, 8:52pm - #259695 
make sure toyota doesnt make you buy the whole piece, they almost made me do that, it wouldve been like 200-300 dollars, then i told them that all i needed was the blades!!


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Aug 25, 8:52pm - #259696 
How old are your blades?

You might just want to clean them with something. (I use whatever I wash the car with, or windex, or whatever). Just spray 'em, wipe 'em, and try them out later.


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Aug 25, 8:53pm - #259697 
Down here in Phoenix, wiper blades have to be replaced frequently, because of the hot weather. Up there in Canada, its not such a big deal.


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Aug 26, 12:00am - #259698 
.and another thing i noticed bout my windshield is that there are little bubble like marks on it...it almost looks like as if itz tint bubbles .. could that be causing the noise?

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Aug 26, 7:13am - #259699 
are you guys talking about the whole blade assembly or just the rubber inserts? mine is noisy too. i change the inserts once every 3 months and it's alway noisy after i changed them. actually, we've 5 toyotas at home, all of them sounds like that, even my uncle's lexus RX300... thumbsdown

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Aug 27, 4:02pm - #259700 
Originally Posted by ExNihilo
Down here in Phoenix, wiper blades have to be replaced frequently, because of the hot weather. Up there in Canada, its not such a big deal.


We probably have to change them more often. Winter weather is terrible for wiper blades.. I have to do mine every spring. The ice, snow and salt tears them up. thumbsdown

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