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Ford Windshield Wiper Service

Rainy-Windshield
Warm weather is finally here with the arrival of Spring, but showers and storms are right behind. With all this expected rain, it’s important to ensure that your windshield wipers are working properly as they are your first line of defense in order to maintain visibility and stay safe on the road. It’s easy to forget about wiper blades until we really need them but our Ford auto repair center near Bloomfield is here to help with wiper blade service and tips to look out for!

When Should I Replace My Windshield Wiper Blades?

Like any other component of your car, your wiper blades will wear down over time making them less effective at clearing off your windshield. Visibility is paramount to safe driving and regardless of how often you use your wipers, you should ideally be replacing them with some regularity. We recommend replacing your wiper blades once you notice streaking, chattering, or splitting but some other reasons your wipers may not be working properly include:

  • Your windshield wiper blades are torn: Your wiper blades primary job is to clear your windshield. If they’re leaving behind a streaky mess or residue, they may be torn and it’s time to upgrade to a new pair of wiper blades.
  • The wiper motor has failed or the fuse has burnt out: The windshield wiper motor runs on an electrical motor and as such can burn out or quit unexpectedly. In this case, your windshield wipers will not work at all so you’ll need to replace the windshield wiper motor and fuse right away.
  • The wiper pivot nut is loose: Your windshield wiper arms are connected by a nut on a pivot that allows them to function but in the common instance that the nut is loose, the wiper arm will not move. The solution to this issue is to tighten the nut but if the problem still persists, have your wipers inspected by a trusted, professional mechanic.

Streaky-windshield

Quality Auto Care Near Bloomfield

We understand that your maintenance needs rarely happen at a convenient time which is why our Bloomfield area service center offers professional service done right the first time as well as various Ford service specials to save you both time and money. We have an extensive selection of windshield wiper blades designed to fit your vehicle perfectly and can even install them for you if you’re unsure how to put them on yourself.

Don’t get left out in the rain this Spring! Contact us at Ziems Ford Corners and stop in today to have your windshield wiper blades inspected and replaced!