Before we kick-off the cleaning, whatever you do, you shouldn’t be cleaning your wiper blades with WD40, ever. WD40 is a water-displacer which, if you use it on your wiper blades, will leave streaks and marks and won’t clear away the rain, but will make it worse.
What is the best thing to clean windshield wipers with?
Clean your wiper blades by wiping them down with warm, soapy water, and wipe the edge of the blade with rubbing alcohol. If you’re still having issues with smearing water, try upgrading your wiper fluid.
What can I do about squeaky windshield wipers?
The best ways to prevent a windshield wiper squeak is to regularly wipe your windshield wiper blades down with vinegar to prevent dust accumulation or other contamination. Just dip a cotton cloth in vinegar and give it a once-over. You can also use baking soda mixed with water to clean your windshield wipers.
Can you clean windshield wipers with alcohol?
Applying rubbing alcohol to the blade of each wiper will do two things: one, it will clean any and all debris from the wiper blade itself, helping to maintain an abrasive-free clean when you use your wipers, and two: excess grime on the blades will cause streaking and annoying squeaking noises.
Why are my wiper blades so noisy?
With older cars the spring in the wiper arm may have become worn and not applying enough pressure against the windshield. If the blades are in good condition try cleaning them. … If the wipers blade angle is not perpendicular to the windshield, the wipers can chatter, a simple adjustment may be all it takes.