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Anyone else having wiper problems? Significant chatter and "dead spots" that aren't cleaned...

lilbean | September 6, 2016

Is this with the wiper fluid?

kamleshkurre | September 6, 2016

None yet, again mine is only 7 weeks old.

kamleshkurre | September 6, 2016

sorry, posted in the wrong group, I don't own the X yet.
Enjoying the S currently.

carlk | September 6, 2016

No problem for me.

ernie | September 6, 2016

Put on Ceramic Pro and you will not use your wipers. Seriously.

eric.zucker | September 7, 2016

Rain-X is also good, but doesn't last as long as Ceramic Pro.

Redmiata98 | September 7, 2016

My drivers side streaks a bit now. It was much worse before I took it in and they "cleaned" the wipers. No squeeks but still small streaks. I understand they must change the entire assembly not just the blade when they wearout...and the replacement is not yet available, can't wait until winter gets here again.

jlabiak | September 7, 2016

I'll try the ceramic pro-thanks.

andrewf142 | October 16, 2016

My wipers make a lot of noise when they are running on consistent period. They seem to go to far on the driver side. Anyone else experience and can recommend solution?

Solarman004 | October 17, 2016

Has anyone changed their own wipers on the MX? Do they use standard connectors? I have spent 40 years doing almost all my own major and minor repairs on my cars from transaxle replacements to brake pads. The idea of having to drive an hour away to the SC to get wiper blades replaced (per the owners manual) is as foreign to me as it is angering...

lilbean | October 17, 2016

Are the wiper blades not available at an auto parts store? I always had mine changed at the auto parts store. It took less than a minute.

Redmiata98 | October 17, 2016

There is much more to it than just switching out the blades, not to mention the cost of the OEM parts required. You will save yourself a lot of grief by taking it in while it is covered by Tesla.

elguapo | October 18, 2016

I don't have excess noise, but the wipers leave lots of space untouched and the cleaning fluid never makes it to the right side of the windshield because of how it is dispensed.

MB used to have an awesome, huge single wiper that dipped when it got to middle so it wouldn't hit the roof, MX should have gotten some special wipers to care for the awesome windshield. That said, they do work fine, and there are lots of other items on which they should focus.

PS - I wouldn't try to change your wipers yourself. Take it to the SC.

KurtsX | October 18, 2016

Im like Solarman......I have never paid for service on something as simple as wiper blade replacements. This however, is a new world! What used to be so simple has gotten much more complicated, and I suspect expensive. For this very reason, Im waiting patiently for Tesla to make their Service Contract available for the model X.....at which time they do the service, and replace both the wipers and filters each year for a prepaid fee.

Im finding that other than having wheels that turn like my other cars, this Tesla is NOTHING close to my old cars......I have not one skill set that would allow me to do anything but washing it!! LOL

KurtsX | October 18, 2016

Im like Solarman......I have never paid for service on something as simple as wiper blade replacements. This however, is a new world! What used to be so simple has gotten much more complicated, and I suspect expensive. For this very reason, Im waiting patiently for Tesla to make their Service Contract available for the model X.....at which time they do the service, and replace both the wipers and filters each year for a prepaid fee.

Im finding that other than having wheels that turn like my other cars, this Tesla is NOTHING close to my old cars......I have not one skill set that would allow me to do anything but washing it!! LOL

KurtsX | October 18, 2016

PS: sorry for the double post, I hit SAVE twice! have no idea how to delete the 2nd posting.

lilbean | October 18, 2016

Unfortunately, we can't delete or edit posts. We can only delete a thread if we created it ourselves.

KurtsX | October 18, 2016

Thanks lilbean......you are like my guide dog here!!

lilbean | October 18, 2016

Awe. Anytime, buddy! :o)

Triggerplz | October 18, 2016

Tour guide sounds much much better :-)

lilbean | October 18, 2016

Lol!!