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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:34 pm

Before I found this thread, I ordered a Trico 18-260 Flex Universal Beam wiper blade from Amazon because I had heard elsewhere that it was good replacement. Now I'm not too sure since others have stated that the beam wipers don't sit flat on the windshield. I haven't opened it yet so I can send it back. What is the consensus on replacing them, the Honda inserts or ?
This thread doesn't really give a definitive answer.
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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:17 am

I just bought from my local Honda dealer for my 2017 leaf. And they fit perfectly. $14 for both fronts.

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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:00 pm

warrenc wrote:Before I found this thread, I ordered a Trico 18-260 Flex Universal Beam wiper blade from Amazon because I had heard elsewhere that it was good replacement. Now I'm not too sure since others have stated that the beam wipers don't sit flat on the windshield. I haven't opened it yet so I can send it back. What is the consensus on replacing them, the Honda inserts or ?
This thread doesn't really give a definitive answer.

Since you have a '13 SV and I have one, as well, as I posted at viewtopic.php?p=489698#p489698, the Honda inserts fit the blades on my used Leaf fine.

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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:58 am

I don't understand why people are worried about what wiper blade to use... There is nothing special about the wiper blades on this car. they are like any other car.

I just use any blade that is the right size. I get them from Costco for $8 each, and only buy them when they are on sale for 2 for $8. You do not buy replacement inserts. You should get the entire blade and mechanism together. The rear is an odd size. I think 15 inches, and I get them from amazon for about $10 delivered....

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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:49 am

powersurge wrote:I don't understand why people are worried about what wiper blade to use... There is nothing special about the wiper blades on this car. they are like any other car.

I just use any blade that is the right size.

As some folks noted earlier in the thread and elsewhere, some of them don't fit properly or have other issues.

Examples:
viewtopic.php?t=21610
viewtopic.php?p=460518#p460518
viewtopic.php?p=344939#p344939
viewtopic.php?p=391673#p391673
viewtopic.php?p=289081#p289081
viewtopic.php?p=251099#p251099
viewtopic.php?p=391673#p391673
viewtopic.php?p=396689#p396689
viewtopic.php?p=411107#p411107
viewtopic.php?p=435447#p435447
https://www.facebook.com/groups/nissan. ... 814482020/
powersurge wrote:I get them from Costco for $8 each, and only buy them when they are on sale for 2 for $8.

Let us know the exact model, model and Costco part number. Do they fit properly and lay flat on the windshield?
powersurge wrote:You do not buy replacement inserts.

I did.
powersurge wrote:You should get the entire blade and mechanism together.

Why? To spend more $ and be more wasteful in terms of $ and materials? It was much cheaper buying the Mitsuba inserts from a Honda dealer than buying entire blade assemblies from my Nissan dealer, since they didn't sell the inserts/refills. And, I know the blade I have is correct.

If memory serves, from the markings on the inserts on my car, they were just like the ones from Honda and almost certainly made by Mitsuba.

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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:50 pm

For the rear window, I can confirm that the Honda HR-V rear wiper, part 76622-T7A-003 is an exact fit for the 2015 Leaf, provided you still have the original metal strips. These Honda refills will give you an exact fit for the rubber inserts only, reusing the metal strips:

Driver side 650mm - 76622-STK-A02

Passenger side 400mm - 76632-STK-A02

Rear 260mm - 76622-T7A-003

All of these are available on Amazon if you search for the Honda P/N.

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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:32 pm

Good to know, previously there is no exact Honda rear wiper that fits perfectly, my local dealer always just trim it for me.
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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:24 pm

BuzzAldrin wrote:For the rear window, I can confirm that the Honda HR-V rear wiper, part 76622-T7A-003 is an exact fit for the 2015 Leaf, provided you still have the original metal strips. These Honda refills will give you an exact fit for the rubber inserts only, reusing the metal strips:
...
All of these are available on Amazon if you search for the Honda P/N.

Thank you! I can confirm this fits perfectly on my '13 SV. The metal strips fit perfectly in the grooves of the above Honda part.

I had to bend the original rubber piece and metal strips a fair amount to remove them.

My local Honda dealer didn't have the part in stock (would have to order them) so I ordered them from Amazon (sold by another Honda dealer) and they were cheaper at Amazon even w/shipping anyway.
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Re: Nissan Leaf Wiper Blades: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum

Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:14 pm

I find this and other threads on the forum re. wiper blade replacement somewhat confusing.

First, some basics:
- the rubber part that contacts the glass is a refill/element when talking about replacing just it and not the whole blade (where applicable)
- blades come in 3 types (traditional metal or composite frame, beam/aero/frameless, hybrid combo. of first two types)
- most beam type wiper blades do not allow for replacing just the element
- replacing either the entire blade or the element (where applicable) requires you to shop carefully to achieve a good outcome
- automakers do not have a standard for windshield curvature so aftermarket blades aren't guaranteed to perform well
- from 2011, the front blades on the Leaf use an offset connector to allow the wiper arm to be closer to the glass
- the size and shape of the Leaf windshield did not change over the years even though blade part nos. did
- front blades are 26" and 16", rear blade is 10"

This thread should have been titled, "Nissan Leaf Wiper Blade refills: Part Numbers and Compilation from Forum"

To complete the picture, a compilation of a Nissan Leaf Wiper Blade O.E. part nos. seems useful.

Given that it has become increasingly difficult to find refills for traditional blades at dealers or elsewhere (with the exception of PIAA and some others), and accepting that beam type blades have become almost the new standard, the following is a summary of original equipment blades through the years.

Front Driver side:
288903NA0A up to Apr. 2012
288903NA0C from Apr. 2012
288903NF0A from Dec. 2012
288903NF2B from Nov. 2016

Front Passenger side:
288903NA1A up to Apr. 2012
288903NA1B from Apr. 2012
288903NF1A from Dec. 2012
288903NF2A from Dec. 2016

Rear:
287901LA0A
287903NF0A from Dec. 2012

Part nos. taken from Nissan dealer online parts site - there may be errors

The F in a part no. indicates a frameless or beam type wiper I believe. This did start when production switched from Japan to U.S.?

Some or all Nissan dealers now offer a lower-priced hybrid replacement blade that fits all years with the following part not.:
Front driver side: B889UHS26JNW
Front pass. side: B889UHS16JNW
Rear: B87Y3RB10JNW
Don't know who makes these, but the leading B might be for Bosch and the JN indicates Made in Japan (wild guess).

CONCLUSION
The hybrid replacement blades from the dealer are probably a good choice as they look sleek, perform like traditional blades (which they are under the outer covering), and can potentially have refills fitted when necessary if you are resourceful.
The next challenge is determine if there is an aftermarket blade widely available at common retail outlets that is identical to these (it could have any number of brand or house-label names on it and still be the same).

Note: hybrid blades can look similar to what has always been called a "winter blade", but more streamlined and lighter.
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