Ford Windshield Wipers Buyer's Guide

Only a few things are more annoying than bad windshield wipers in a rainstorm. When you have water streaking all over your windshield, visibility is very low. That can be pretty dangerous for you and other drivers around you. So it's in your best interests to replace bad windshield wipers as soon as possible.

This guide has all the information you need about checking and replacing your Ford's windshield wipers.

Do You Need To Replace Your Windshield Wipers Yet?


Windshield wiper blades should last between 6 months and 1 year. Are the wipers are streaking water all over your windshield instead of clearing it? Chances are good that they've need to be replaced. If you're not sure whether your wiper blades have gone bad, you need this tutorial. It will walk you through the process of checking the wiper blades on your Ford.

You don't need any tools to check your wiper blades. You only need a few minutes and a functioning set of eyes. A thorough visual inspection is enough to determine whether your blades need replacing yet.

OEM Vs. Aftermarket Windshield Wipers

Did your windshield wipers fail the visual inspection? The next thing to do is to decide which replacement wipers to get. You have two options:

  1. OEM windshield wipers
  2. Replacement wiper

  3. Aftermarket windshield wipers

This comparison guide will help you compare OEM windshield wipers against aftermarket wipers. You'll explore the 3 most important factors to consider when shopping for replacement wiper blades:

  1. Quality
  2. Fitment
  3. Performance

The guide concludes that OEM wipers outperform aftermarket wipers in all 3 categories. Read the guide for more details.

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