How Can I Keep My Windshield Wipers From Squeaking?

There might not be a more annoying sound when driving than the sound of squeaking wiper blades.  Your wiper blades can squeak for several reasons, such as worn blades, a dirty windshield, or blades not making full contact with the windshield. 

If you can’t stand having loud windshield wipers, here are some tips to keep wiper blades quiet:

  • Clean the windshield regularly – Dirt and grime can build up on the windshield and interfere with the smooth operation of the wiper blades.
  • Replace worn blades – If the blades are worn out, they may not make full contact with the windshield and can cause squeaking. Replace them with new blades to eliminate the problem.
  • Clean the blades – Dirt and debris can accumulate on the blades, making them less effective and causing them to squeak. Clean the blades with a clean cloth or replace them if necessary.
  • Check the wiper arm – The wiper arm can become loose over time, which can cause the wiper blades to lift off the windshield and squeak. Tighten the arm if it’s loose.
  • Use silicone wiper blade lubricant – Applying a small amount of silicone wiper blade lubricant to the blades can help reduce friction and prevent squeaking.

By following these tips, you can keep your wiper blades from squeaking and maintain clear visibility on the road. Remember to always check your blades and keep them in good condition for optimal performance

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