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Bosch wiper blades

Discussion in 'The UK and Ireland' started by Afdyce, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. Afdyce

    Afdyce Member

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    If anyone else out there has found the factory wipers both noisy and prone to leaving an uncleared streak half way up the driver's side, this is the answer:

    Driver's side: Bosch Aerotwin AP28U
    Passenger side: Bosch Aerotwin AP18U

    They are easy to fit, just put the wipers in to "service mode" first and protect the screen with a cloth while you have the old wiper off.
     
  2. smac

    smac Active Member

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    Are these what Tesla now put on at service (inspection) time ?

    I heard a rumour they'd acknowledged how rubbish the original blades were, and switched to Bosch for the newer cars and service replacements. I'm still a five months away from needing a service and finding out :D
     
  3. KingKitega

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    Mine were replaced by Bosch ones last week. The loaner I had was also fitted with Bosch ones too. They charge £59 to replace so better getting them online.
     
  4. mgboyes

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    Yes they're supplying them new from the factory with Bosch wipers these days (for all markets I believe) following feedback from the UK.

    On Amazon or similar you should be able to get the pair for no more than £30.
     
  5. smac

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    Service centre just replaced mine. They are sooo much better.
     
  6. Alan

    Alan Member

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    Funny, it was the same with my Roadster 5 years ago - replaced the standard ones with Bosch ones and it was a huge improvement. Did the same on my Model S and another great improvement - guess it does not rain in California so they have no experience with which wipers are best :)
     

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