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Rear Wiper Repair And Replacement

Did the rear wiper on your Volkswagen stop working? Or is it acting erratically? Either way, you came to the right place. You want to fix or replace your windshield wiper as soon as possible.

Why It's Important To Replace Your Rear Wiper ASAP

Wiper smear

The rear wiper exists for a reason. It's to maintain visibility behind your vehicle during inclement weather. You definitely need to see what's behind your vehicle at all times. A rear wiper will keep the rear window clear. Driving with a broken rear wiper is dangerous not only for you, but for others on the road too.

The good news is that it's very easy to repair or replace your rear wiper.

Repairing Or Replacing Your Rear Wiper Is Easy

The first thing you need to do is figure out what's wrong with your rear wiper. When they fail, some rear wipers stop working. In other cases, the rear wipers won't stop moving even after you've turned them off. If you're experiencing either issue, you may need a rear wiper motor replacement.

Most commonly, the issue is only the blade. In that case, you would only need a rear wiper blade replacement. Sometimes the issue may be the rear wiper arm. You can replace that, too.

Finding A Replacement Rear Wiper Part For Your VW Model

VW OEM wiper

Before repairing or replacing your rear wiper, you need to get the replacement part(s) to get the job done. We always recommend getting OEM replacements for the reasons listed here. To sum it up:

  • OEM wipers come with the right dimensions
  • OEM wipers are made with quality materials and last a long time

We offer wholesale pricing and a price match guarantee for genuine OEM Volkswagen parts. We have a large selection of wiper blades for a variety of VW models. Look up your Volkswagen model to see if we have a replacement rear wiper for your car!

If you have a 2018-2020 VW Tiguan, we definitely have the replacement rear wiper blade you need. It's one of our best selling parts, so we always have it in stock.

How To Replace Your Rear Wiper Blade

Rear wiper blades should be replaced every 12 months or so. It depends on how often you use yours. If you find that your rear wiper blade is worn out, you can replace it in a matter of minutes. Here's a general overview of the replacement process:

  1. Find a tab at the top of the wiper arm. Push it in. This will loosen up the old wiper blade.
  2. Remove the old wiper blade.
  3. Put the new wiper blade in.

If you need a more thorough set of steps, refer to this post.

Do you have any questions about repairing or replacing your rear wiper blade(s)? We'll be happy to answer them! Just contact us here.