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Are all wiper arm replacement parts brand-specific?

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Not all wiper-arm replacement parts are brand-specific. While most wiper-arm replacement parts are brand specific, some generic wiper replacement parts are compatible with different brands and models.

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Most manufacturers design wiper-arm replacement parts for specific car makes and models. However, some generic manufacturers offer universal wiper arms that fit multiple vehicles and model. There is often a reduced windshield coverage area of some generic wiper-arm replacement parts when compared to brand-specific replacements. This is due to the difference in shapes and sizes of windshields among various vehicles. To find a proper fit, a vehicle owner can refer to the car?s owner manual, measure the blade manually or ask for help from auto parts store staff.

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