The windshield wipers on your car are crucial for keeping you safe in wet or icy conditions. When you need them replaced, get genuine OEM wiper blades specifically made to work best on your particular Ford vehicle at the LaFontaine Ford of Lansing service department. We can quickly install fresh wiper blades to restore your poor weather visibility. Unlike generic wiper blades you might find at the big box store, OEM Ford wipers fit your car perfectly for the best performance and quiet, smooth operation. Learn more below from the LaFontaine Ford of Lansing service team.
Windshield wipers may last anywhere from 6 months to a year before they need to be replaced. They’ll eventually need to be replaced as the rubber blade insert that makes contact with the windshield starts to degrade. It may become detached from the blade housing, dirty, cracked, and brittle. Cracked and brittle blades occur when the rubber breaks down over time from exposure to freezing temperatures and the sun’s UV rays.
When your wiper blades start to deteriorate, you’ll notice a few common symptoms. The windshield may become streaky as dirt and mud become trapped in tiny cracks in the rubber blade insert. You may notice the windshield wipers clatter and make noise as it travels roughly across the windshield. Finally, if the windshield wipers cannot clear the rain and snow off the windshield well enough to provide good visibility, that’s an obvious sign that it’s time to replace your wiper blades. Give them a close look and look for cracks and chips in the rubber. Those cracks mean it’s time for a new set of fresh wiper blades for your car.
Trust the factory-trained technicians and friendly service experts at LaFontaine Ford of Lansing when you need auto maintenance for your Ford. In our full-service auto care facility, we can take care of all your auto care needs, from routine maintenance to major repairs. Since we use genuine OEM parts direct from the manufacturer in our state-of-the-art shop, you can count on a fast, accurate diagnosis and a high-quality repair. Best of all, you can even save off our competitive service prices with service center special offers. Browse this month’s special offers to see how much you can save on standard auto care services! Then, just make your service appointment online. We’ll help you save time so you can get back to your busy life faster at the LaFontaine Ford of Lansing service department.