Clear vision is essential to safe driving. Neglect your windshield wipers, and you may find yourself in hazardous weather situations with limited vision.

Having good wipers blades on your vehicle is more important than most people realize. The most important aspect of driving is being aware of your surroud When the weather takes a turn for the worse, a driver's best friend is windshield wipers that leave your window with a consistent, clean, clear wipe.
So when should you change your windshield wipers? When a blade is past its physical prime, it will show wear signs like cracking or discoloration. Another indicator that it's time to be changing your wipers is by the quality of the wipe. Streaking or unwiped areas are a dead giveaway. If the blades make noise or chattering sounds, then they need to be replaced.
How often should you be changing wiper blades? In Bahrain due to our harsh weather conditions, it is recommended that drivers change their windshield wipers, at minimum, every year (every 7 months is ideal). Don’t procrastinate about changing your wiper blades, call autoMAX Car Care NOW and we’ll come onsite and change them for you.


Streaking is the result of rubber that has dried, hardened and cracked. It can also be tree sap, road tar or other substances on the blade rubber. Worn Rubber rounding of the wiping edge of the blade due to excessive use.


This is a "chattering sound" resulting when the windshield wiper passes over the windshield. It occurs because of the "permanent set" or "curve" in the rubber. Blades usually become warped while the vehicle is parked and the rubber is stationary.

Split/Torn Rubber
This can be a result of the effect of the sun's ultraviolet rays and the negative consequences of ozone on the rubber causing the rubber blades to split or tear....most common in Bahrain.

Shredded Rubber
This condition is usually caused by the excessive play found in loose fitting or worn adaptors. Bent Wiper Frame Washing your car in an automatic car wash is usually the cause of a bent wiper frame.


How many times have you experienced a windshield that is smeared with dirt, mud, insects, bird droppings, road tar or other messy deposits? Removing such dirt with worn wipers is nearly impossible. Usually, you wind up smearing the mess and obscuring your vision even worse making your driving experice VERY UNCOMFERTABLE!

By having autoMAX Car Care changing your wipers onsite, you can avoid these problems and keep your eyes clearly on the road.

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