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I'm on my 3rd set of Wipers already and streaking is back again. Both wipers are creating streak lines in the exact same spots. Originally the dealer chalked it up to wear and tear after 45 days of ownership but then replaced on the house after he knew that wasn't going to fly with me especially given the identical streak marks on both sides. Once the new wipers are installed they seem to work fine for a month or so and then streaking comes back again on both sides. I'm pretty sure that the windshield is not warped or bowed so I can only conclude the wipers are failing somehow after a short period of time. Anybody else seeing lines??
 

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Brother! cease and desist on OEM, switch to Bosch wipers and things get a lot better or close to normalcy. There's a ton of threads on the forum about it. But, even with Bosch, it's louder than any other car I've ever owned.
 

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A lot of positive comments on the Rain-X Latitude and Bosch wiper blades.

Every year I treat all my windows (two coats on the windshield) with Rain-X glass treatment. Just make sure you buff it completely off or it will streak. Product really works well and with that, I use my wipers far less often and they end up lasting twice as long.
 

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I've got the Latitude wipers on mine. Within a week we had some ice and it started streaking right in the middle of the driver side, thought I may have torn it or damaged it. Replaced it,and it started streaking at the same point after the 2nd or 3rd rain shower, not sure what the issue is, the wiper or its getting caught somewhere. haven't had time to check it out yet either
 

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Frisco_TX_RRS said:
I've got the Latitude wipers on mine. Within a week we had some ice and it started streaking right in the middle of the driver side, thought I may have torn it or damaged it. Replaced it,and it started streaking at the same point after the 2nd or 3rd rain shower, not sure what the issue is, the wiper or its getting caught somewhere. haven't had time to check it out yet either


What you described is exactly what is happening to me. I tried replacing new wipers today and it's streaking at same points. I can't figure it out.
 

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Hard to believe (well, not so hard considering it's Land Rover) that they still haven't figured out how to properly assemble a stupid set of windshield wipers, an art most car manufacturers "mastered" about 20-30 years ago... :roll: Considering the streak develops almost right away even with new blades, my guess is that the wiper arms were probably misaligned, under or over tightened upon installation and as a result they put uneven pressure on the blades during their travel across the windshield. There was an old TSB for this issue, applicable to all recent Land Rover models, attached below for reference. I don't know how this would apply on a MY2010 though, since I understand the wiper arms have been redesigned - but clearly not improved much - compared to MY09 and earlier.
 

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Hard to believe (well, not so hard considering it's Land Rover) that they still haven't figured out how to properly assemble a stupid set of windshield wipers, an art most car manufacturers "mastered" about 20-30 years ago... :roll: Considering the streak develops almost right away even with new blades, my guess is that the wiper arms were probably misaligned, under or over tightened upon installation and as a result they put uneven pressure on the blades during their travel across the windshield. There was an old TSB for this issue, applicable to all recent Land Rover models, attached below for reference. I don't know how this would apply on a MY2010 though, since I understand the wiper arms have been redesigned - but clearly not improved much - compared to MY09 and earlier.
I think the wiper arm design overall is pretty weak on the RRS. During the last huge snowstorm in the NorthEast my wipers were embedded in a solid block of ice 3" thick after the car sat overnight. I accidentally tripped the wiper stalk when getting into the car. Obviously the wipers did not move. After I removed all the ice, the right wiper arm started making a knocking noise and eventually stopper moving completely. I am going in for a service to finally fix it next week.
 

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I have been looking for Bosch wipers for my Range Rover Sport 2010
According to the Bosch site wiper finder, they do not manufacture the Icon for this model and year. Can it be that they left out the new RRS?
Has anybody tried the Icon wipers for a RRS 2010?
 

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I have a 3 month old RRS (2011), and the wipers are already trashed. Due to the snow and sand over ice, the grit just tore them up.

I happened to have a pair of 22" blades (new) bought for my retired '07 Escalade, and they popped right on. The 2011 RRS has the "U" hook shaped end, and this is pretty standard issue. The ones I had in the garage were Goodyear's I got from Costco.

The Goodyear's aren't known to be that great, but it would seem that any 22" after-market blade that can attach to a Full-Size GM SUV (07 to present) would work.
 

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MMK110464 said:
I have been looking for Bosch wipers for my Range Rover Sport 2010
According to the Bosch site wiper finder, they do not manufacture the Icon for this model and year. Can it be that they left out the new RRS?
Has anybody tried the Icon wipers for a RRS 2010?
Icons work great. They are not in the catalog at your auto parts store, but they will fit and work great! Check the other posts on these wipers.
 

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I have Bosch Icons on my 2006 windshield right now (22"), great blades. So were my previous wiper blades, Rain-X Latitude, which lasted me 3 years.
 

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I would recommend getting Trico NeoForm(16-220). These are the identical OEM for my 2010 RRS with the following exceptions: 1) there is a small hole where the blade attaches to the arm (for use with other cars), 2) it has a 'band' at each end to keep the blade and wiper more secure, 3) its about 1/3 the cost of the OEM parts from the dealer.
 
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