Recommended Every 6 to 12 Months
Inspect and replace the front wiper blades.
Windshield wiper blades replacement is a common maintenance task and a normal part of Hyundai ownership. As you drive in Brown Deer regular use and exposure to the outdoors slowly wears down your wiper blades. Even perfectly normal events such as prolonged exposure to sunlight can damage your wiper blades by causing cracking. No matter how careful you are windshield wiper blades still require regular replacing.
There are many factors the affect how long your windshield wiper blades last. The industry standard is that you should replace your wiper blades every six to twelve months. As your wiper blades are exposed to the elements environmental factors have a sizable impact on how long your wiper blades last. Factors such as acid rains, heavy sunlight, and increased use can cause your blades to need replacing sooner rather than later. Your behavior is also a factor as if you drive a lot and live in a rainy environment your wiper blades will wear down faster.
There are many signs that your wiper blades have gone bad. Signs such as streaking, the blade skipping as it moves across your windshield in a Glendale rain, loud squeaking noises, and the blade missing parts of the windshield are signs you need to replace your wiper blades. There are also physical signs to check for such as damage to the frame, cracks in the plastic, corrosion to metal parts, and the blade coming apart that you should check for.
Windshield wiper blades are an easy part of automotive maintenance to overlook until they become a notable problem. Your wipers can be out of date for a long time but then in a sudden rainstorm only then do you notice they need replacing. Old wiper blades can be dangerous as they greatly reduce visibility. It can be hard seeing in heavy rain and wiper blades that are not working properly can easily reduce your visibility to nearly zero. This can make driving in intermediate weather in Wauwatosa dangerous.
At John Amato Hyundai of Milwaukee, we stand out from the competition as nobody can match our high-quality service, top of the line parts, or many amenities that take the stress out of automotive maintenance. We offer a fully certified staff, OEM parts used in a state-of-the-art facility and convenience such as Saturday hours, a comfortable waiting area, rental cars, online scheduling tools, and more. Call us today to schedule your appointment.