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Old 1st September 2016, 22:08   #1141
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No wiper brand has been able to wipe without juddering after the initial couple of months. I think the problem is to do with the glass itself.
My Nano needed a change of wiper. I bought a Bosch and the juddering started after few days, I got the wiper changed to Hella, juddering has become less, but it has not gone away completely.

I believe , after more than 5 years the windshield is at fault.

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My problems with wiper blades doesn't seem to end.
Yeah same with me, after changing 2 new wipers, the juddering and squeaking does not go away.
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Old 2nd September 2016, 09:33   #1142
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Won't the wiping effectiveness come down if the pressure on the wiper arm is reduced?!

AFAIK, the shuddering happens when the friction between the blades and the windscreen is more (Correct me if I am wrong). May be the coating on the blades are wearing off?

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Got myself a pair of Bosch Conventional wipers for my Swift from local accessory store as the Hella Curvo was becoming irritating to drive around with in rain as it was streaking at my line of sight no matter what technique I try. The blades were 10 months on my car.

Happy to get the conventional type. They wipe super clean and smooth in action too. IMO the conventional types are the best for the Swift in all the R&D I have done.
I purchased Curvo for my i20 after reading your review

Looks like i will switch over to conventional BOSCH onces like you. Not worth spending thousands on Wiper blades if the damn thing cannot wipe without jumping all over the glass! After trying out 4-5 options available in the market , these Bosch ones look like complete VFM
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Friends - Please suggest good wiper blades for Punto. Very difficult to source them. Need to drive to FASS to get this. Else any better alternative. Roamed around JC Road. None of them have one that fits correctly.
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Old 21st September 2016, 11:07   #1144
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Looking for suggestions on a good set of Wiper blades for my Fortuner

I am considering F8 series and Hella from Amazon

http://www.amazon.in/Autofurnish-Pre...r+wiper+blades

http://www.amazon.in/Hella-Blades-2-...r+blades+hella


I had purchased Bosch from Amazon (around 400 INR), it was good for first few weeks, but started laving rubber marks in a month and needs replacement now.
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Old 21st September 2016, 12:11   #1145
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If you are suffering with wiper juddering even after switching to a new pair, please get the windshield cleaned and polished professionally.
Also check if the wiper you bought is of the correct length for your car, and it has been installed correctly.
Every weekend, please wipe the edge of the wiper blade with a mf towel moistened using quick detailer.
Wipers last longer this way.
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If you are suffering with wiper juddering even after switching to a new pair, please get the windshield cleaned and polished professionally.
Also check if the wiper you bought is of the correct length for your car, and it has been installed correctly.
Every weekend, please wipe the edge of the wiper blade with a mf towel moistened using quick detailer.
Wipers last longer this way.
Thanks, it is not juddering, but it started leaving rubber marks after 1 month. Ito clean the wiper blade tip with a towel or hand tissue once in a while, but had never tried the way you suggested and will try it soon.
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Old 22nd September 2016, 00:14   #1147
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My Nano needed a change of wiper. I bought a Bosch and the juddering started after few days, I got the wiper changed to Hella, juddering has become less, but it has not gone away completely.



I believe , after more than 5 years the windshield is at fault.







Yeah same with me, after changing 2 new wipers, the juddering and squeaking does not go away.

I guess you guys should check the wiper linkage before the motor goes kaput! Just get to a local garage and ask him to check the wiper linkage. A little oil and service will do the trick. Replacing wouldn't be required until the linkage is totally jammed in which case you can opt for a linkage change which is cheaper than an entire change. Garage guys won't take more than 400 bucks and you'll realize the problem is with the linkage (probably) and not the wipers!
Also found that the white weird residue is geese and other particulate matter and I've added a few drops of Pril in the water compartment. I've never had such a clear glass with all these rains

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Old 23rd September 2016, 14:08   #1148
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Ordered Bosch Clear Advantage, one for Fortuner was available only in Rediff. Hope I get it right this time

http://shopping.rediff.com/product/b...3314-/19018953
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For my Chevy Sail, I prefer the original stuff they sell at the service center. Costs about 630 for a pair and last a little over year.

Takes less than a a minute to swap them and anyone can do it with just a small screw driver.
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For my Chevy Sail, I prefer the original stuff they sell at the service center. Costs about 630 for a pair and last a little over year.

Takes less than a a minute to swap them and anyone can do it with just a small screw driver.
I guess it is the conventional type wipers that are there on your car, right?

Have you tried Bosch Conventional Wipers that cost 330 a pair?

I am using them on my Swift over the past month or so. Brilliant ones over OEM (₹770) that cost double with life of almost a same.

Do try when the current ones go bad.
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I guess it is the conventional type wipers that are there on your car, right?

Have you tried Bosch Conventional Wipers that cost 330 a pair?

I am using them on my Swift over the past month or so. Brilliant ones over OEM (₹770) that cost double with life of almost a same.

Do try when the current ones go bad.
Conventional types: Yes.

I just replaced mine today. So there is a year to go before I need to swap them out.
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Old 16th October 2016, 16:55   #1152
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I had ordered Bosch Conventional wiper blades for my Swift (21"x19") from ebay. I have received Bosch ECO (21"x19") [pic attached].
Are these 2 the same? Or am I taken for a ride?
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Are these 2 the same? Or am I taken for a ride?
They are the same. Look at my post that I made when I purchased the wipers.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post4047909 (The 'Wiper Blade' Thread)
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I believe , after more than 5 years the windshield is at fault.

Yeah same with me, after changing 2 new wipers, the juddering and squeaking does not go away.
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I guess you guys should check the wiper linkage before the motor goes kaput! Just get to a local garage and ask him to check the wiper linkage. A little oil and service will do the trick. Replacing wouldn't be required until the linkage is totally jammed in which case you can opt for a linkage change which is cheaper than an entire change. Garage guys won't take more than 400 bucks and you'll realize the problem is with the linkage (probably) and not the wipers!
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Yes, it seems more like a linkage issue or a case of a weak spring in the wiper arm

Instead of taking it to a FNG, why not try a DIY? I performed a DIY on my City when the linkages gave up. I'll leave the link below for reference.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/diy-do...onda-city.html (DIY: Replacing the Wiper Linkage on a 1st-gen Honda City)
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Hello all,

Query on the Celerio wiper blade size:
I have measured with a tape and found the Celerio front windscreen wiper blade sizes are 17" and 21". But I was not able to get this combination in any of e-portal's. Does anybody purchased online? If so, size please.

Thanks in Advance.
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