When Should You Get New Windshield Wiper Blades for Your Mercedes-Benz?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance, Tips & Tricks on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 5:12 pm
How Long Do Mercedes-Benz Windshield Wiper Blades Last?

How Long Do Mercedes-Benz Windshield Wiper Blades Last?

Your vehicle is made up of numerous parts, many of which will operate fine for a long time without you having to worry about them. That being said, windshield wiper blades are not something you’ll want to forget about, as they will need to be replaced regularly. So, how do you know when to get new ones? How long do Mercedes-Benz windshield wiper blades generally last? Let’s take a look.

Generally speaking, it is advised that drivers change the wiper blades on their vehicle about every 6 months, especially if you’re driving in a winter climate. Harsh weather can wear down windshield wiper blades even further, and when this occurs, you may notice streaking or an improper fit.

When using genuine Mercedes-Benz wiper blades, however, the rules are a little different. Though that 6 month rule is still a good one to follow, Mercedes-Benz wipers will actually tell you when they need to be replaced. This is done through a maintenance indicator located on the tip of the wipers, which will change color from black to yellow when they need replacing.

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Benefits of Using Genuine Mercedes-Benz OEM Wiper Blades

Though there may not always be an exact length of time for your wipers longevity, Mercedes-Benz wiper blades are made to last longer than the competition. In fact, they are designed to provide up to 800,000 more wiping cycles.

Moreover, you should notice that genuine Mercedes-Benz wipers have a better fit than others. That’s because they have a precise curvature that is designed to fit the exact contour of your particular Mercedes-Benz model. As you can see, Mercedes-Benz has thought of everything when it comes to keeping your windshield clear and clean.

[Read more: Here are some tips for cleaning your leather seats]

Now that you know how long Mercedes-Benz windshield wiper blades last, be sure to check back to the World Wide Motors blog for more tips and tricks for life with your Mercedes-Benz vehicle.

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