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After knocking my head year after year with these wipers squeaking and chattering across the windshield with no obvious fix in sight, I think I came upon the answer!<br>Naturally I did all the usual things, replace the blades (with several different types) adjusted the blade angle properly, still no good The other day someone suggested that I clay the windshield <br>These windshields that are now all becoming old and pitted are havens for fine, small dirt particles.<br>I tried RainX and glass polish, all that does is polish the dirt in those fine little pits.<br>Bottom line: After I clayed the glass, the wipers are working nearly as good as new[/B<br>Yes, you should keep a bar of clay in the trunk and do this everytime it rains, but it does work and it does stop that chattering and squealing that can drive you nuts!<p>IT WORKS! <br>
 

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Re: Wipers squeaking and chattering? Read on... (JRL)

That's great advice! I will do that on the way home tonight...<p>Just the only thing now will be how to get the "film" or whatever it is that is on my windows off! I've clayed to no avail...still get a film or haze on the outside of the glass that looks like water spots and oil residue! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Anyone have glass that is coated in a strange film that is perfect most days but stands out when the glass is wet?<p>Cheers!<br>Prospero
 

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Re: Wipers squeaking and chattering? Read on... (Prospero)

Glass wax or Glass polish.<br>Hard to find but it does work.<br>Do the clay thing, it also should remove that film.<br>The other is the old standby, Windex, wipe off with <B>newspaper</B>!<br>Messy but it does work
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JRL</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Glass wax or Glass polish.<br>Hard to find but it does work.<br>Do the clay thing, it also should remove that film.<br>The other is the old standby, Windex, wipe off with <B>newspaper</B>!<br>Messy but it does work</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Thanks for the advice Jim! I have tried all of your ideas with the exception of the <B>newspaper</B>~ So despite what my neighbors will think of me while taking The Washington Post to my glass...I'll give it a shot. I'm just plain tired of the film...and the front page too! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Cheers,<br>Prospero
 
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