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Drivers side wiper doesn't stay on the glass where the glass starts to curve.

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If the wiper is pretty new - it could be the wrong size..
They dont last all that long.. Might need replacing..
when getting new ones - ask a person behind the counter of your local pasrts store & they will tel you what size you need...

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I have seen the wiper arm (the casted aluminum arm) being out of alignment. Actually you should try to dismantle it, end bend it slightly towards were the window would be (make a meassuer of the clearance between the arm and lower part of the windshield first) but not more than to close the clearance about half the distance. I always warms up such casted aluminum parts first, to avoid them to break off.

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