General Passenger Wiper Judder (Occasional with light rain)

Discussion in '7th Generation (2003-2008) [Acura TSX]' started by Accord_N22, Tuesday 25th Nov, 2014.

  1. Accord_N22 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Hi All

    The wipers on my 7th Generation are genuine Honda and are only 7 months old.
    Ever since they have been installed they always seem to lightly judder when it lightly rains. Upon heavy rain its seems to be ok.

    Would the cause of the juddering be because the wiper arm is slightly bent perhaps?

    Thanks all?
     
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  2. moob Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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    Had the same problem with my accord when I had it. I think it's possibly one or a number of the following :

    Contaminated windscreen
    Bent arms
    Contaminated blade
    Improperly fitted blade
    Poor quality screenwash.
     
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  3. Dave Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Mine does it too even with brand new blades from Honda!
     
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  4. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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  5. Duc de Pommfrit Moderator Staff Team

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    Mine stopped with brand new ones from Honda
     
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  6. Dave Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Doesn't make any difference with the temperature actually think my drivers one does it a bit too.
     
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  7. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    I blame made in Vietnam rubber quality the japanese one didn't do that. however if you visit eurocar parts they sell Denso japanese wiper blades for the 7 gen try them and see if that makes the difference,

    I Hama going to stock pile on japanese wiper blades for the 8th Generation as they are perfect.
     
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  8. Dave Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    So genuine Honda ones are from Vietnam?
     
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  9. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    For the 7th Generation yeah, 8th Generation still Japan.
     
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  10. Nighthawk Guest

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    Sounds like muck on the windscreen - clean the windscreen using meth spirits on a bit of cloth and plenty of elbow grease. Clay bar the windscreen too.

    Had this issue myself, doing this and new blades solved the issue.
     
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  11. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    I have this issue and with brand new OEM blades, my old set were perfect. I put it down to needing to needing to do a proper decontamination/deep clean on the windscreen. I use AutoGlym Fast Glass on it regularly, and while it looks fine, it's really just smudging in all the unseen oily residues.
     
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  12. Accord_N22 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Thanks guys for your input.
    Didn't know the wiper blades were made in Vietnam.

    Shall have a proper decontamination of the windscreen, I should have some autoglym fast glass lurking about.

    I checked eurocarparts and they only have the drivers side denso ones in stock. Shame, was going to try a pair.
     
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  13. ArcticFire Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Have you got access to Costco? They do Goodyear blades at a great price (about £7 I think) and I've found them excellent and last for ages. My windscreen can suffer badly where I work because of the fallout, I have to be careful not to wash and wipe before manually removing the crap from my windscreen otherwise I'm just dragging a whole world over pain over the glass and scoring it whilst wrecking the blades also!
     
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  14. Nighthawk Guest

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    I have some Bosch Aero ones on my car - they solved my issues as well, quite too. Lasted through last winter which was better than the OEM ones did.
     
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  15. Old Cruiser Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Funny reading all this , just been out to try and clean my windscreen for similar reasons, looking on www.wiperblades.co.uk they have the aero twin pack for £23 saying they are 26'' driver and 16'' passenger can anyone confirm these are the right sizes.
    Cheers Pete
     
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  16. Nighthawk Guest

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    Sounds about right to me mate.
     
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  17. Old Cruiser Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thanks mate, just ordered some bosch ones off Ebay for £17
     
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  18. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Absolutely detest everything that is Bosch rather have Vietnamese ones on my car than zee jeeeermaaan gear,:hunter: