New Bosch wipers leave streaks - Toyota Tundra Forums : Tundra Solutions Forum
 1Likes
  • 1 Post By DJ
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-14-2018, 06:29 AM Thread Starter
Supporter
 
steeve725's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Northern Colorado
Posts: 92
 
Garage
New Bosch wipers leave streaks

I had some michelen wipers that were showing wear after less than a year.

After a bunch of research I went and spent a bunch on a pair of Bosch Icon. Got the 19" recommended for both sides on my 2004.

Both driver and passenger leave streaks, on the right sides.

I cleaned the windshield thinking there was something on it. I even cleaned with alcohol.

I took a picture, it's hard to see, but it's the best picture I could get. The picture is with the windshield dry, as the wipers leave streaks to dry.

When wet they streak up and down.

Any ideas?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 4C25BE43-0EA0-470B-9DDB-29218F8C5C26_1542205629818.jpg (385.1 KB, 8 views)

04 Tundra Access Cab
steeve725 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-14-2018, 11:22 AM
DJ
Supporter
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Newcastle, OK
Posts: 2,842
                     
Re: New Bosch wipers leave streaks

I have a different solution.

The best wipers I have ever had were always the OEM wipers that came with a new vehicle. So, every September or October, I put on a new set of OEM refills. I clean the windshield with Windex, then with a clay bar using Mequiar's Quick Detailer as a lube, then with Invisible Glass cleaner. Tastes great, less filling.
ROB99281 likes this.
DJ is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Toyota Tundra Forums : Tundra Solutions Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome