Q: Windshield wiper is not working

asked by on February 02, 2016

One of my windshield wipers is not working.

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If one of your wipers isn’t working while the other is, I would suggest replacing both wiper arms. Wiper blades have a very short lifespan compared to other parts on your vehicle and must be replaced more frequently.

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