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Old 02-21-19, 10:09 AM
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Anyone find good replacement wipers for the car? I find that the ones on the car do a very bad job
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Mine work just fine.
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Old 02-21-19, 04:06 PM
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Agreed. Silent and effective. What problem are you seeing?
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Been getting lots of rain in L.A. the past couple of months. They work as good as any other car I've been in.
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Originally Posted by 2oa View Post
Anyone find good replacement wipers for the car? I find that the ones on the car do a very bad job
I have no issue's with the wipers even in snow when I decide to bring it out once.
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Old 02-22-19, 08:25 AM
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MIght you car have had any sort of paint protection added as a whole car spray?
Everything from Rain-X to Nu-Finish products will change the behavior of wipers
on glass and not usually for the better. Try cleaning the glass and wipers with some
isopropyl alcohol to see if it helps. If you do change out the blades be aware that the
OEM arms are pretty low profile to fit under the hood edge and minimize wind noise.
It is less expensive to change out only the blade "inserts" and keep the Lexus brackets.
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Originally Posted by mcomer View Post
MIght you car have had any sort of paint protection added as a whole car spray?
Everything from Rain-X to Nu-Finish products will change the behavior of wipers
on glass and not usually for the better. Try cleaning the glass and wipers with some
isopropyl alcohol to see if it helps. If you do change out the blades be aware that the
OEM arms are pretty low profile to fit under the hood edge and minimize wind noise.
It is less expensive to change out only the blade "inserts" and keep the Lexus brackets.
Thank you for this information. My driver side wiper is not clearing all the water off when it swipes. I had the windows stripped of water spots by the dealer when I purchased it. I wonder if that could be part of the problem. I was going to take it back to the dealer to see if they needed adjusting.
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Old 04-05-19, 05:56 AM
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Also try cleaning the rubber portion that comes in contact with the windshield. All you need is a wet paper towel or cloth. I have to do that periodically and when I do I get some black stuff that rubs off on the cloth. After that the wipers work fine until they need cleaning again. And I have to do this on all out other cars as well - 2 ES350s and 1 GX460.
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