Windshield Wiper Problem - Nissan Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 Old May 28th, 2007, 08:01 PM
NissanForums Newbie
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1
Windshield Wiper Problem

Hello everyone,
I am new here, and I have a question regarding my 2001 QX4, at the risk of sounding like a noob. No matter what type of wipers I use, they bounce on the windshield, regardless of speed or amount of water on the windshield. I currently have a pair of 22" Bosch Excel+ wipers, but I have previously used regular ANCOs and ANCO Aerovantages. While the Boschs are silent, they still bounce, and I am anal enough to be bothered by it. I think that downsizing to 20 or 21" wipers would solve the problem, but I am not sure. The 12" Aerovantage rear wiper works just fine, so I know it's not a matter of poor quality wipers. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Davis
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old May 29th, 2007, 07:37 AM
Nissan Enthusiast
 
TheCROW163's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Somewhere In Time
Posts: 190
Could be the arm springs are too loose. Just a thought.
#3 Old May 30th, 2007, 11:15 PM
Nissan Addict
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 594
I suggest cleaning your windshield real good with nylon brush and some cleaner. Then maybe applying some rain-x or something to that effect.

X
#4 Old Jun 1st, 2007, 06:42 PM
Nissan Enthusiast
 
bryfry's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 32
Anco has those new ANCO® Contour™ Profile blades out now. They are awesome! I just put a set on my '99 and I love them. They look like the blades on the newer Volvos and BMW's. They're not cheap, but it was worth it to me.
BTW, the rear 91 series 12" Anco Aerovantage blade is the exact same blade as the 31 series Anco Premium which sells for less money. I should know.....I sell them!
#5 Old Jun 2nd, 2007, 08:07 AM
Nissan Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 49
First closely watch the wiper blades during a complete cycle. I believe you find that one or more blades are not properly rotating as it changes direction at the end of the sweep. The solution is to use two adjustable crescent wrenches to twist the wiper arm in the appropriate direction to allow the blade to rotate.

I have also found that the rubber blades may not want to rotate if they are not used for many days and subjected to the sun. The solution that works for me if I know there is no rain forecasted is to use my hand to fold the blades over in the opposite direction.
Hope this helps
#6 Old Jun 5th, 2007, 10:35 AM
Nissan Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Toronto, Canada eh!
Posts: 55
Send a message via MSN to Pezzy
Quote:
Originally Posted by DRM_QX4
Hello everyone,
I think that downsizing to 20 or 21" wipers would solve the problem, but I am not sure.
I believe I have one 22, and one 21" blade on my truck, as per the book at my local parts store.

Sarcasm is just another service we offer | 99.5 Pathy XE Green
Reply

  Nissan Forum > Truck & SUV > Pathfinder

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Nissan Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



  Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Windshield Wiper problem Karie B14 95-99 chassis 7 Oct 8th, 2005 11:52 AM
Rear windshield wiper problem acrackl Pathfinder 3 Sep 19th, 2005 06:11 AM
Windshield Wiper Motor PHILLY-KID B14 95-99 chassis 3 Mar 18th, 2004 10:36 PM
Windshield liquid spray problem aravind General Discussion 2 Apr 27th, 2003 10:16 PM
Windshield liquid spray problem aravind B14 95-99 chassis 6 Apr 19th, 2003 07:17 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On