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 |  Jun 19 2013, 11:02 AM

Check Your Windshield Wipers and Fluid

 

windshield-wipers

Rain during a road trip can be a downer, but you’d better be ready for it. It’s not just rain you’ll have to worry about on your trip; plenty of grime, insects, and debris could end up on your windshield. Make sure your windshield washer fluid is topped off and that your wipers are in good shape. The life of a windshield wiper insert is normally six months to a year. Do a quick check to make sure your wipers don’t leave streaks when used and are able to clean the windshield well in one or two swipes. If not, get a pair of replacements before hitting the road. Be sure to test your washer spray nozzles and their aim before leaving too.