You should inspect windshield wiper blades each time you clean your windshield. Blades should routinely be replaced at least once a year, or whenever they show signs of splitting or breaking. Severe winters can be brutal to your car's wiper blades. Install winter blades before the season's first snowfall. If you find your wiper blades are frozen to the windshield, be certain to gently separate them from the glass surface before starting your car. Buying and installing new wiper blades is simple and easy. You can even save money by buying only the rubber refill. To purchase a replacement blade, you'll need to know the year, make, and model of the car, the length of the blade, and how it's attached. Installation instructions usually come with the new blade. If your wipers fail completely, it could be a blown fuse, not a worn-out motor. Always be sure to check the fuse before making a costly motor replacement.
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