Since wiper blades are made of rubber, they will naturally wear out after a few months. Understanding how to check and change your wiper blades is an essential part of your car maintenance. Quality wiper blades are vital for car safety; they keep your windscreen clear, so you can spot hazards and react quickly.
Wiper blades should be replaced if:
Generally, it’s advisable to replace your wiper blades every 6 months.
You can also check your wiper blades directly by raising the metal wiper arm away from the windshield and looking at the rubber. If you see the rubber blade separating from the wiper, or if there are cracks in the rubber, you’ll need to replace your wiper blades.
Some wiper blades come with a wear indicator. You can check the status of your wiper blades by removing the protective plastic tab; if the dark blue box has faded to white, it’s time to change your blades.
Toyota wiper blades are made of quality, long-lasting rubber and have been specially designed to fit your Toyota car windscreen. If you’re unsure about changing wiper blades yourself, visit your local Toyota repairer for assistance.