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Are OEM wiper blades better?

The OEM blades tend to fit better. The spring mechanism that keeps the rubber edge pressed against the windshield is of higher quality, and keeps the blades from streaking or hopping. The rubber composition also tends to be better, leading to a clearer windshield and longer life (longer life for the blades, that is.


Which is better silicone or rubber wiper blades?

Silicone wiper blades are better than rubber in many aspects of wipe performance. They extend the life of wiper blades by twice the life of rubber blades. Silicone wipers are also more efficient in driving at a higher speed during heavy rain.


How long do Bosch wiper blades last?

The average lifespan of factory wiper blades is six months. All-season wipes, on the other hand, come reinforced with a rubber coating that gives them a longer life and can last for more than two years.


Are Michelin wiper blades any good?

They work perfectly; no streaking or smearing at all. They make firm contact with the windshield. When it rains it leaves my windshield spotless. These work great at removing snow as well, unlike traditional wiper blades where snow gets stuck in the frames.


How do I make my windshield wipers last longer?

Use a Rubber Protectant Using a rubber protectant after cleaning can extend the life of the wiper blade. First, clean your wiper blade with vinegar, then go in with the rubber protectant and rub it into the blade with a clean cloth. This helps keep the rubber ‘hydrated’ and less prone to cracking.

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Do Bosch wiper blades fit all cars?

Bosch wiper blades always fit perfectly – with any weather, on any vehicle and thanks to the comprehensive range they even meet most diverse market and customer requirements.


What does B mean on windshield wipers?

“A” is for the driver side and for some vehicles the passenger side. “B” is for vehicles that require a different wiper on the passenger side. “OE” means Original Equipment Fitment, and has to do with the type of arm connectors the blade has.


Is wiper blades same for all cars?

Wiper blades are vehicle specific. The passenger and driver’s side wiper blades are the same size on some vehicles, while on others they are vastly different. The best wiper blade sizes for each of your wipers are selected for proper fitment and to clear the most area on the windshield as possible.


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