Spring Windshield Wiper Blade Care and Replacement in Durand, MI
Your windshield wiper blades may seem like a small component of your vehicle, but they play a big role in your safety in situations where you view may become obstructed. Working together with your washer fluid, your windshield wiper blades keep your view of the road clean and clear. If your wiper blades are leaving your windshield streaky or unclear, it may be time for a new set. Your safety on the road is our #1 priority, so we want to help you understand how you can ensure your wiper blades are ready to perform when you need them most! Make a visit to the Service Department at Graff Durand today, and we can inspect your current wiper blades and help you find and install new ones that fit your vehicle if yours need to be replaced.
Signs You Should Replace Your Wiper Blades for Spring
As a general rule, your wiper blades should be replaced about every 6 months. Throughout the winter months your windshield wiper blades likely worked hard to clear the snow, ice, and other grime off your windshield, which means they may not be performing their best now. To be safe, you should give them a good inspection to evaluate whether or not they should be replaced for spring. Look for any of these signs that your windshield wiper blades need to be replaced:
- Blades cause large streaks across your windshield
- Wipers squeal when in use
- Wipers don’t provide a clear view of the road
- The rubber blade of the wiper is coming apart from the metal arm
- The rubber blade is cracked or falling apart
If your recognize any of these signs, we recommend investing in new wiper blades. Installing new wiper blades is a simple job that can be done at home, but if you need any help the service team at Graff Durand is always here for you. Before you purchase new wiper blades, it’s important to note that your wiper blades on each side of your vehicle may be two different sizes. Check your owner’s manual for the proper sizing before buying new ones.
Make an Appointment to Install New Windshield Wiper Blades at Graff Durand
The ASE Certified service technicians at Graff Chevrolet Durand can take care of all your spring car care, including your wiper blade maintenance or replacement needs, no matter what make or model vehicle you drive. Schedule an appointment with our Service Department today to install your new windshield wiper blades, get a routine oil change, or a tire rotation to prepare for spring. With the proper maintenance, your vehicle will be able to perform at its best for years to come. You can make a service appointment with us online by filling out our form, or you can give us a call at (866) 592-1655. We’re proud to extend our auto services to the surrounding cities of Owosso, Flint, Swartz Creek, Genesee, and more. Our dealership is located at 9009 E. Lansing Road, Durand, MI 48429.