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Old 12-16-2013, 06:15 PM
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Certain Japanese cars [Datsun, Mazda] during at least the 70's were infamous for installing whatever parts [including transmissions!] were available if stock got low as long as it would fit.

Never heard of it on a modern merkin car though.
Jeep assembly has been know to stuff the wrong parts on don't be surprised. they installed the wrong color/style speaker cover on one of my speakers and another guys. It is possible they put the wrong wiper arm on there it can and does happen modern day. Hopefully not often though
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Old 12-16-2013, 06:28 PM
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Re: Wiper Sizes - READ THIS BEFORE ORDERING...

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Jeep assembly has been know to stuff the wrong parts on don't be surprised. they installed the wrong color/style speaker cover on one of my speakers and another guys. It is possible they put the wrong wiper arm on there it can and does happen modern day. Hopefully not often though
I'll just say "unfounded rumor" on this.

All the plant was building at the time was WK2s and WDs - both with the same wiper arms - so unlikely the wrong parts would be within miles of the production line.

And though the JNAP guys and gals may not be perfect, they are pretty darned good.. I don't see any reason to throw them under the bus for this.

something else is going on here.

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Re: Wiper Sizes - READ THIS BEFORE ORDERING...

Hey Dan JGC,

Did you ever figure it out?
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Re: Wiper Sizes - READ THIS BEFORE ORDERING...

Not yet --- gotta take in for an oil change and tire rotation, so will ask at the dealership to see what is going on with the wiper size!
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Not yet --- gotta take in for an oil change and tire rotation, so will ask at the dealership to see what is going on with the wiper size!
Ever get that oil change and tire rotation?
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Old 02-17-2014, 05:52 PM
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Re: Wiper Sizes - READ THIS BEFORE ORDERING...

Yep...and a wheel balance for good measure. I explained the wiper thing to the rep....he just scratched his head. Came back and said the mechanic thinks during assembly they sometimes grabbed the wrong wiper arm (as if the mechanic would know that). So, I took out my tape measure and it measures the exact same as another GC in the shop. They just kinda shrugged their shoulders.

I'm going to have to do a side by side comparison.....to measure everything possible in order to solve this mystery. Stay tuned.
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Sorry bud, i bought 21 and 22" icons and they fit perfectly..
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Re: Wiper Sizes - READ THIS BEFORE ORDERING...

Who makes the OEM wiper blades?

Anyone know the correct Anco/Trico wiper blade refill part#'s?? (Just the rubber blade, NOT an entire metal wiper/rubber blade assembly!)

It looks like the Trico "46 series" are a direct OEM wiper refill blade that might work w/the OEM metal wipers but the largest size they come in is 20"??
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Re: Wiper Sizes - READ THIS BEFORE ORDERING...

Mystery solved....going over my maintenance records to prep everything for sale I saw one where my original dealer's service department replaced my wiper blades....and yes, they put in the 18" which musta been a mistake on their part. When I put in the 21" about a year later it overlapped the rubber gasket trim on the edge of the window when in the off position. I have looked at many 2011 GC's since then, some the 21" fits just right with a small glass gap between the wiper blade and the rubber gasket trim and others overlap just a bit onto the rubber gasket trim. I would say there is a half inch variance between the various vehicles I have looked at. So my second Jeep dealer's service department who couldn't figure it out and thought perhaps the wrong wiper arm was installed was wrong.

It was very very very odd so at least now I can finally get a good night's sleep! LOL Just kidding...
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Old 04-13-2014, 10:47 AM
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Glad it is solved. Wonder why they replaced them?
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^^^

Jeep was about 1.5 years old and I probably had one of those many coupons the dealer service centers send me to replace the wiper blade rubber part, this dealer doesn't do that, only the entire wiper blade so they did that instead and installed the wrong size. Surprising error since they are a large dealership.
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