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post #1 of 19 Old 01-24-2010, 05:57 PM Thread Starter
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Windshield smearing with wipers....

This is what's happening on my windshield.

Lately, when my wipers are going I get this filmy smearing part on the windshield. This smearing film goes away when the windshield is dry. It doesn't happens on all sections of the windshield wiper area. I`ve cleaned the windshield with Bon Ami and wiper blades with alcohol, but it didn`t take away the film smear. Any ideas on how to get rid of it so I can see clearer on rainy days?


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Happens to me too.. might try to rain-x it...

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Its from that crap automated car washers spray on the entire vehicle, spot free rinse or hot wax. Try rubbing compound.

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New wipers? When they get worn they do that, a good set will only last about a year.
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I use this stuff and it works really well. That and new blades fixed my film problem/

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I use windex, newspaper, and bosch wipers, and rain x fluid, i used to have a problem with it, this combo seems to work great for me

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first new wipers.


second, use rainx washer fluid

third. be prepaired to be carded at wm when buyin it.

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third. be prepaired to be carded at wm when buyin it.
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I got it since i aparently dont look over 18 to her

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