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The Guide to Cracked Windshield Laws in All States
It goes without saying that a driver needs to be able to see well in order to drive safely. Because of this, there are certain...
How to Use a Paper Bag to Keep Ice Off Your Windshield
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How to Get the Best Price on a Windshield Replacement
If your windshield has a serious crack or is broken, you will need to have it replaced as soon as is possible. A seriously...
How to Make Your Own Car Cleaning Solutions
Keeping your car’s interior clean can sometimes feel like an uphill battle when you don’t have the right cleaners on hand. Cleaning products can be expensive and some cleaners use harsh chemicals...
How to Replace a Windshield
Car windshields are a lot tougher than plain old plate glass windows, but after thousands of miles of driving they can get chipped, cracked, or completely broken. Small chips...
How to Clean and Maintain Windshield Washers
When dirt or debris lands on your windshield while driving, your immediate reaction would be to use the wiper fluid spray to clear it. If your car’s wiper fluid doesn't...
How to Replace and Fit Flexi Blade Windscreen Wiper Blades
Windshield wipers go bad when there is streaking on the glass, screeching sounds, or bouncing blades on the windshield.
Windshield Laws in Wisconsin
Driving in Wisconsin means you have to follow the rules of the road. In addition to the traffic laws, however, motorists are also required to make sure that their vehicle...
Windshield Laws in Wyoming
Driving on the roadways in Wyoming requires motorists to follow all traffic laws. In addition, there are also rules that govern the equipment on your vehicle. Below are the windshield...
How to Make Your Own Windshield Washer Fluid
It's easy to make windshield washer fluid with common ingredients. Homemade washer fluid can be more environmentally friendly than conventional fluid.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Arm
Properly working windshield wipers are essential to safe driving. A dirty windshield can drastically affect your ability to safely drive your vehicle by making it hard to see obstacles...
How to Get Ice Off Your Windshield
Windshields need de-icying when ice accumulates in winter. Ice is removed by scraping with a credit card, spraying de-icer, or using warm water.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Motor
Car windshield wiper motors remove water and debris from car windshields. If windshield wipers move at one speed or stop moving, replace the motor.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Module
Car windshield wiper modules control the wiper speed. If windshield wipers aren't working, replace them immediately.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Linkage
Car windshield wipers have a link between the motor and the wiper arm and blade. This wiper linkage can get bent and should be repaired immediately.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Blade
Car windshield wiper blades need to be replaced if you see streaks or hear scraping. Keep wiper blades in good condition to maintain good visibility.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Arm
Car windshield wiper arms hold the wiper blades. If windshield wipers leave streaks or make noise, it's time to replace the wiper arms.
How to Replace a Windshield Washer Reservoir
Car windshield washer reservoirs hold washer fluid for cleaning the windshield. If the reservoir is dry it can crack or break and need to be replaced.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Switch
Car windshield wiper switches keep windshield wiper blades working effectively to keep car windshields clear.
How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Gearbox Assembly
Windshield wipers keep car windshields clear of rain and debris. The wiper gearbox transfers power from the wiper motor to the wiper arms.

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Wiper has to manually be lifted before working - 1996 Chevrolet Beretta
You will have to replace the "wiper arm shaft" and/or wiper arm for the side which isn't working. Both of these components have very small splines which interlock when the nut is tightened. A heavy snow or ice load can...
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I have a crack on my windshield
Every state will vary as well as the person performing the inspection. However, in most states, a crack larger than 4 inches will not pass this kind of safety inspection. There are also different types of cracks that have different...
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Who and where would be the cheapest and best place to get my windshield replaced
Hello. Typically there is a lot of competition out there when it comes to windshields. I would shop around to find the best deal. there are a lot of apps that can help you to get coupons for this. Also...
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dirty windshield & grill after a road trip
Although bird droppings and smashed highway bugs might not seam like a big deal, it can do end up doing serious damage to the paint of the car costing hundreds of dollars in repairs. Because bugs and bird droppings do...
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Windshield wipers are not working
Hi and thanks for your question. It is notorious for the wiper blade arms to strip out on the wiper motor drive rod. Check to see if the motor is turning the drive rod. If the drive rod is moving,...
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A small crack on passenger side of windsheild will it pass inspection
I am not quite too sure of the West Virginia inspection regulations and it would be difficult to tell without actually seeing the window. However, in Missouri, lets say that you have a very dirty windshield and you spray the...
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Window tint bubbling in rear window will I mess up defrost or antenna remove ingredients it
No, the defrosting mechanism is built into the window and should not be destroyed by removing the tint. As with anything, however, just use caution when taking the tint off.
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Windshield wipers have stopped working
Hi, thanks for writing in. If your windshield wipers are no longer working, it is possible that the motor has failed or a fuse has blown. I would first recommend having the fuse checked to make sure that it has...
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Windshield wipers get stuck
Hi there. It sounds like there is a restriction in the linkage that your wiper motor is connected to. It is possible that one of the rods has been bent and now does not move as it was designed to...
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Front wiper stopped working and is making a ticking noise
Hi there. From the description you have given, it would appear, the front wiper motor may still be operating. The ticking noise could be, the motor turning and wiper linkage is disconnected. You could attempt to get a visual through...
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Chipped windshield
Depending on your State you may be able to have any officer sign off on the ticket that they verified the repairs were done. If not then take it to a windshield shop and have them sign off on it....
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I have a VW Polo Classic 1.6. Wipers are wiping about 5 to 10 cm and stop. What would be a problem?
Hi. This usually means there is a problem with the wiper transmission being worn-out or the place were the wiper arm attaches is worn-out, too. The wiper motor turns the wiper transmission, which allows the wiper blades to wipe the...
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There are little nicks/scratches through out my front windshield. Some of the scratches are deep. What could be causing this?
Hello - if you drive in any area frequented by sand, gravel or other large trucks that haul aggregate materials, this ends up on the highway, is kicked up by all vehicles, and attacks your windshield. Driving in northern states...
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My car's windshield wiper only works sometimes
Hello. Most of the time on this vehicle the reason why the wipers stop working is because of the park sensor for the wipers. This detects the position of the wipers and that is used for operation. If the sensor...
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1998 - 2001 Ford Mustang Windshield Compatible?
Although it is still considered the same generation the '98 Mustang is different than the '99 and newer. It is unlikely that the windshield for the '99 through 04 Mustang will fit your '98 Mustang. Although they are considered the...
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Ford Mustang wiper motor
Hello there. The wiper motor is a critical portion of the wiper assembly. The wiper motor is the electronic motor that is responsible for moving the wiper linkage back and forth on your windshield. Without the wiper motor, the system...
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The metal piece that attaches the rear windshield wiper to the car
Hey there. This piece is called the wiper arm. They can be purchased from most auto parts stores. If you need to have a wiper arm replacement taken care of for you, a qualified technician from YourMechanic can come to...
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Engine light on windshield wiper does not work
Hi there - check fuses for the windshield wiper issue, that is the most likely problem with that component. If the fuse is good, the switch is the next likely component issue. I would recommend having an electrical components are...
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Missing windshield wiper
Hey there. You will need a wiper arm and a new wiper blade. There is something else that you need to look at before you install the wiper arm. The round part that protrudes from the base of the windshield...
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The windshield wipers won't work with car started.
It sounds like you may have a weak battery producing a weak current when trying to start the vehicle. This may be caused by the battery itself being weak or potentially by a failing alternator not charging the battery properly....

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