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Q7 Wiper Blades 26"?

Old 02-12-2019, 07:48 AM
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Should be 26" on both driver and passenger sides. At least that's what my '07 4.2 has been for the last 12 years, and I have replaced my wipers every year. I know for a fact that the OEM blades (4L1-998-002 which are about $40 for a set) are both 26" and keyed for driver and passenger side, so you can't use the driver side blade on the passenger side without modifying the blade. I get the Valeo Ultimate 26" blade from Amazon, which iirc is identical to the OEM, other than the fact they are not keyed to driver/passenger side, so they work on either side.

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I have tried the Bosch Icon and they are great when they're brand new, but the rubber seems very soft and not very durable.
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The Goodyear blades that Costco used to sell weren't very good, seemed like the mount to the wiper arm was very loose, and they would make a lot of noise, and the mount forces the wiper arm to sit an inch higher off the glass. I've noticed that my Costco has recently switched to a Michelin hybrid blade, so I might give those a shot, but I've been pretty happy with the Valeo.
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:54 AM
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Thanks a bunch ill look at getting some Valeo blades, I've heard good things.
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