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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:42 am    Post subject: Wiper blades Reply with quote

I've been having major issues with the screen on my GTS. Initially it was smearing horribly at night such that I was pretty much driving blind. I think somehow I got some silicon on it... possibly off my road bikes which I transport on the roof.

As part of sorting that I replaced the blades just in case they were impregnated and now I have the opposite problem. No smearing but I am getting awful judder as the there is too much friction!

I replaced the original factory blades with a pair of Bosch Aerotwin A698s which area allegedly the correct ones. Anyone know if these are the OEM units? They were pretty cheap at £25 or so. I got them from wiperblades.co.uk who were great and actually replaced the first set they sent when I complained of judder ... unfortunately the replacement do the same!

From what I can see via online 911 parts sellers 'genuine' Porsche parts are more like £50. Are they the same? I'm not trying to be a cheapskate - it was just easier to order them online and fit them myself than have to deal with my OPC for what I figured was the same part. Maybe I got that wrong!

Unsure what to do. The screen is super clean. I could apply a rain repellent to try and lower the friction or maybe just get some OEM blades from my OPC.

Anyone ever had anything similar? I am a bit fussy on keeping my screen spotless and I hate any kind of wiper smear.

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