There's an abundance of supply for wiper linkage bushings in the market today. You can easily buy them any time you want. However, there are certain things you must do to avoid wasting your time and money because they all look very similar, and that can be very misleading. Read this guide to know the difference.
- Check the make, year, and model of your car if they are the same with the wiper linkage bushing's specifications. Most aftermarket retailers specify these details for your convenience.
- You should know how many bushings you need to replace because wiper bushings aren't sold separately, they come in a pack. These bushings are also assorted. Make sure you can determine the specific bushing shape that you need. There can be a situation wherein you need three of the same type but only two are included. You will need to buy another pack just to get that same type of bushing again.
- Replace your wiper linkage bushings all at the same time. This will save you the trouble of another faulty bushing that would need another replacement schedule.
- Choose a trusted name in the market when you buy replacement bushings. A 10-piece set is sold around $12-$17. You can also avail of a limited lifetime warranty for the bushings.
- DO NOT get a bushing not specified for your car. You will only risk the condition of the wiper because the design is different, and you will waste your time removing the parts as well.
- DO NOT buy a bushing that has been tampered or cut to fit in or copy the shape of the original part. These will only make the bushings prone to more damage.
- DO NOT choose used bushings that have been refurbished. Old bushings should be discarded properly and are not meant for reuse.