Changing your windshield wiper blades is an easy piece of vehicle maintenance you can take care of yourself. Replacing your own windshield wipers yourself is a great way to save a few bucks while still keeping your car in tip top shape.
Drop by one of our dealerships and a Baxter technician will be happy to help replace your the blades for you, or help you find the right ones for your vehicle.
If you’re interested in a little vehicle DIY, George Yesilcimen walks through the process on a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Every vehicle needs slightly different blades and may have a slightly different ways of clipping and locking the new blade in. Check with your dealer or an auto parts store to find the ride windshield wiper blades for your specific vehicle.
Windshield Wiper Technology
The technology behind every aspect of automobiles has changed over time. Windshield wipers are no different. Mike McEniry, the Service Manager at Baxter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Lincoln, explains a couple of the changes you might notice. If you drive an older vehicle, you may be able to upgrade to the newer technology. Stop by one of our Baxter dealerships and a technician will be happy to help you figure it out.
When should I replace my windshield wipers?
As a rule of thumb, you should replace your wipers every 6-12 months. Or more frequently if they start to skip, squeak, split or cause streaking on your windshield.
For more details, check out this blog post.