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Re: Windshield Wipers

I just replaced mine with Rain-X wipers. They're working fine so far. I tried the Trico "Exact-Fit" wipers, but they were an "Exact Fail". The channel that the wiper arm fits into is too narrow.

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I've been using these for years with great results.
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This ^ ! On my first set and they are great! Dave
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I've been using these for years as well. Not cheap, but they go like gangbusters, especially with snow. I replace mine every 6 months, earlier if they start streaking.
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I replace mine every 6 months, earlier if they start streaking.
When I start getting a little streaking from built up road grime, etc., I use some isopropyl alcohol to clean the blades. It helps extend their life a little, but one full year in my climate pretty much kills them.
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I continue to experience good success with Costco wipers at $10 each (Canadian), replaced every 7 months or so. (They could last longer, but I like to replace things early.)
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Quick question, I was about to purchase the Icon Wipers but saw that the blades come in different lenghts, 22, 21, 20, 19, etc., which ones shoould be the correct length for my Limited 2014 Grand Cherokee ?.
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I believe one 22" and one 21" for all JGC's 2012 and newer


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If you go to the link I posted earlier in this thread it gives you the size and part number of the blades.
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When I start getting a little streaking from built up road grime, etc., I use some isopropyl alcohol to clean the blades. It helps extend their life a little, but one full year in my climate pretty much kills them.
I find that cleaning them with 91% isopropyl using a mapp torch blanket or other MILD abrasive cloth, followed by another wipe with an old towel can cut down on the streaking a lot as they get old.
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Quick question, I was about to purchase the Icon Wipers but saw that the blades come in different lenghts, 22, 21, 20, 19, etc., which ones shoould be the correct length for my Limited 2014 Grand Cherokee ?.
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Wasn't there a thread about a year ago about non-matched wiper blade lengths on the GC?

The safest method is to measure your blades before buying.
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Re: Windshield Wipers

Over the past 18 months the Bosch Icon has become more widely stocked by the chain parts stores. Many have a little digital thingy on the rack so you identify the exact length and curvature by vehicle year and model to pick.
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I replaced my wipers yesterday with the Icon suggested here, exact fit, very happy with them, now I guess I need some rain to try them ?...I know up north the weather is not good, here its summer and having sun all day long, here is a quick pic taken this morning after I washed my GC.
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