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Wipers just smear when lightly raining?

I recently bought new wipers for my mazda 5. Before replacing the wipers I had used rain-x and now the brand new wipers seem to leave an odd smear on the windshield for a few seconds. Any suggestions?

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It is most likely ;that your car has a film of some residue on the windshield. A good cleaning could help, and I have heard people have used an glass ware cleaning solution, called Barkeepers friend, or dishwasher powder and a sponge.

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    Awesome thanks!! I'll give that a try.

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Replace the wiper motor often time there is a dead spot on the commutator. If you want to be sure unplug the motor and use a jumper wire with 12 volts to the appropriate terminal to energize the motor, you may need to ground one of the teminals to get it to work, if the motor runs with out interuption then yes it is most likely the wiper switch bad ground or a break in the harness somewhere, check and repair the easiest first ground wire motor jump wire check etc. then the switch.

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