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Old 04-20-2017, 01:43 AM   #1
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Replaced that big wiper!

The big front wiper gave up last week. I ordered a rubber insert for $7 from the local Toyota dealership. It arrived yesterday... but it didn't fit!

The rubber wiper inserts don't work in the "French" blades. So, I had to order a new blade @ $33. But... the Japanese and French blades are the same part! Apparently, only Japanese built cars have replaceable rubber inserts.
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Old 04-20-2017, 02:56 AM   #2
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I e had excellent experience with Toyota OEM blades and inserts.
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Old 04-20-2017, 06:26 AM   #3
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I have changed the rubber on my french blade, but here in denmark its more expensive than what i can by a new "genuine" Denso wiper for.
This is exactly the same as original.
http://www.ebay.de/itm/322075799505?...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Old 04-20-2017, 10:08 PM   #4
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my dealerships no longer sell inserts, but the replacement blades are only $11 and have toyota emblems on them :)
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Old 04-20-2017, 10:39 PM   #5
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Changed the insert on my Japanese made 2014 SE on Tuesday. No problems.
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