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It's that time of the year again to replace those wiper blade inserts- while it's pretty straight forward when it come to purchasing/locating the correct REAR wiper insert part/size (installing the rear insert is a whole 'nother story- what a PITA!!!!), I've actually seen the incorrect sizes posted on this message board concerning the two FRONT WIPER BLADE INSERTS (for 2007-2013 Acura MDX's)....so just to set the record straight:

Acura MDX (2007-2013) FRONT Wiper Blade SIZES:
26 inch (Driver Side)
21 inch (Passenger Side)


I always go with PIAA brand for my 2009 MDX (replacing them at least once a year):

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I went to Autozone and Bought the Michelin Stealth in 21" and 26" and no problems they fitted like a glove..
For the Rear I bought the Michelin single size for the Rear, I believe it was 12 or 13" cant recall but they only have 1 universal size for the smaller rear one.
That didn´t clean right, the issue was with the frame so What I did is, I removed the blade from the Michelin and Swap it over to the OEM frame and Vualá! It worked like a charm.
 

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I went to Autozone and Bought the Michelin Stealth in 21" and 26" and no problems they fitted like a glove..
For the Rear I bought the Michelin single size for the Rear, I believe it was 12 or 13" cant recall but they only have 1 universal size for the smaller rear one.
That didn´t clean right, the issue was with the frame so What I did is, I removed the blade from the Michelin and Swap it over to the OEM frame and Vualá! It worked like a charm.
I might look into this Michelin Stealth wiper insert (for my 2009 MDX's rear wiper blade)....although the OEM Acura rear wipre blade insert is one of the few items that one can actually purchase directly from the stealership for a relatively cheap price (about $7 or less)...
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At the same time (and perhaps to simplify install process for 2nd gen. MDX rear wiper blade insert) I may just resort to purchasing this (all inclusive?) Trico brand part below from PartsGeek- if my assumption is correct (that this it includes the whole rear assembly inclusive of the insert)- then it would certainly be a whole lot easier just to quickly pop/slide off the (8 year old) rear wiper assembly with old insert, and then pop on the new one?

<b>2007-2013 Acura MDX Wiper Blade - Rear - Trico W0133-1854544</b>
http://www.partsgeek.com/1wdhfrd-ac...RPG3b1U3IUw1bENz5qC4OXwRZy_rNMqd6caAir48P8HAQ
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I'm waaaay too lazy to do the inserts. I did the Bosch ICON and the same Trico for the rear. I usually have to change because of lack of use and UV damage.

I had to remove the little square OEM wiper blade holder thingy on one of the wiper arms for the ICONs to stay on the windshield at speeds +70 mph. Added bonus with the ICONs are I don't get that "splash back" like when the OEM blades go down and water hits the windshield AND I'm not getting the whistling sound at certain speeds+crosswinds like I had with the passenger OEM blade.

Strange my cheaper 06 TSX and 08 RDX came with aero type blades, blades are more hidden from the driver's view, and hidden windshield wiper sprayers compared to the way more expensive MDX?
 
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