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7 Signs that you Need to Change your Wiper Blades


Your windshield is your saving grace when it comes to driving, and wiper blades ensure your safety when you experience rain, snow, or even when you need to clean off dirt and bugs. If your wiper blades create streaks and splotches it's time you protect yourself and your passengers by replacing them.

Signs You Need New Wiper Blades

  • Ineffectiveness in rainy or snowy weather
  • Marks or splotches on your windshield
  • Noisy sounds while operating
  • Splits, gouges, jagged edges, or discoloration in the rubber
  • Imperfections in the wipe pattern
  • Occasional sticking to your vehicle’s windshield
  • Change in effectiveness after the winter season

Pep Boys recommends replacing your wiper blades every six months. If your wiper blades cannot properly clear your windows anymore, have them checked as soon as possible. And if your wipers are in good shape, be sure to top off your wiper fluid regularly, especially during winter and early spring.
Your local Pep Boys stocks wiper blades to fit almost any vehicle - all available to order online. Depending on your degree of skill, installation might be tricky. If you don't feel comfortable doing it yourself, you can have them installed at any of our locations.