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    1. 09-10-2019 11:27 AM #1
      This has been an ongoing saga for me, i've ordered 3 sets/brands of wipers that should fit my tiguan only to have them missing the adapter.

      1. Bosch Icon OE - These which are sold at amazon and in retail have the same model number across multiple variants of the product. Amazon charges around $15 while auto zone or advanced auto parts wants $25-30 for these each. The retail ones will fit as per Bosch - I just dont think wipers are worth $60 a set.
      2. Michelin Cyclone - They don't fit even though amazon says they will.
      3. Trico 19-240 Tech - Same as above.

      Any one have any suggestions for affordable wipers? OEM ones will run me close to $45 for a set and I know they fit.

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      09-10-2019 11:30 AM #2
      PIAA silicones, will send edit this post with links from Amazon when purchased.

      PIAA 97053 Si-Tech Silicone Wiper Blade - 21" 525mm (Pack of 1) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004BTBP9Q..._8h8DDbGYZEK6C

      PIAA 97060 Si-Tech Silicone Wiper Blade - 24" 600mm (Pack of 1) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004BTBPC8..._Pk8DDb3EV6K6T

      Don’t buy their 15” model for the rear, adapters don’t fit.


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      Last edited by Reihenmotor5; 09-10-2019 at 01:40 PM.

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      09-10-2019 11:31 AM #3
      Bosch Icon OE 21” and 24” are your best bet for a direct fit with no stupid adapter that makes the arms stick up. Should be able to find a decent price on amazon or rock auto.


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    6. 09-10-2019 11:35 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by brianbgw View Post
      Bosch Icon OE 21” and 24” are your best bet for a direct fit with no stupid adapter that makes the arms stick up. Should be able to find a decent price on amazon or rock auto.


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      Bosch icon OE are my ideal for me, first ones i went with. However as the OP says bosch sells multiple variants with the same SKU/model number. Only way to tell is with the box in hand, if it says Clear Max 365 it will fit. The boxes that say 40% more life will not. The ones i had from amazon said 40% more life and did NOT fit.

    7. 09-10-2019 11:49 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Reihenmotor5 View Post
      PIAA silicones, will send edit this post with links from Amazon when purchased.

      PIAA 97053 Si-Tech Silicone Wiper Blade - 21" 525mm (Pack of 1) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004BTBP9Q..._8h8DDbGYZEK6C



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      I think ill check these out since they are silicone, should last the remainder of my lease.

      Did you get their rear wiper too? How did that work if so?

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      09-10-2019 01:08 PM #6
      My go to wipers for VW are OE Valeo. Always fit without any bulky adapters.
      Disclaimer I have not changed wipers on Tiguan yet but worked very well on my other VWs.

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      09-10-2019 01:41 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by mikep7779 View Post
      I think ill check these out since they are silicone, should last the remainder of my lease.

      Did you get their rear wiper too? How did that work if so?
      Sorry just updated my post above, in meetings. No I did not.


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      09-10-2019 02:02 PM #8
      Was just about to make this post, too. I bought some Bosch Icons from amazon that did not fit. Interesting that it depends on the packaging. I’ll check out AutoZone and see if they have the other kind. Failing that I’ll go with the silicone ones posted above, have always heard good things about them lasting forever.

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      09-11-2019 05:20 PM #9
      https://www.fcpeuro.com/Volkswagen-p...=11&d=15695&v=

      Take advantage of their lifetime warranty


      Since FCP says they take the same blades as the old Tiguan, I have purchased Bosch aerotwins 3397007430 On Amazon before

      Bosch Aerotwin 3397007430 Original Equipment Replacement Wiper Blade - 24"/21" (Set of 2) Top Lock 19mm https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004INNDXG..._-EwEDbCT8V84C

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      09-11-2019 09:29 PM #10
      I ordered the blades in the link below. They have been working great. It takes awhile for the blades to arrive from China but if you are not in a hurry the price is right.


      https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3304...chweb201603_60

    13. 09-12-2019 10:49 AM #11
      Bought them from vw with that $150 cc card they sent for the sunroof light

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      09-13-2019 09:21 PM #12
      Got the Michelin from costco at $16 the pair... or the goodyear for $12

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      DO YOU SPEAK DAS AUTO?

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      Yesterday 11:29 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by mikep7779 View Post
      Bosch icon OE are my ideal for me, first ones i went with. However as the OP says bosch sells multiple variants with the same SKU/model number. Only way to tell is with the box in hand, if it says Clear Max 365 it will fit. The boxes that say 40% more life will not. The ones i had from amazon said 40% more life and did NOT fit.
      I received the Bosch Icon OE wipers I ordered yesterday and as you say, they do not fit straight out of the box. There are two additional clips included in the box, you have to remove the one thats installed out of the box and put on the narrower 19mm square lock. O’Reilly has a video showing this change.

      https://youtu.be/hl5WERIlOW0

      Note: my package says both “Clear Max 365” and “40% longer life” and they work just fine


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      Yesterday 12:22 PM #14
      I'm about to order, but am confused.

      -So there's just one SKU number, but it may or may not work?
      -The words "Clear Max 365" are good, "40% more life" is bad, or both means it doesn't matter?

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      Yesterday 12:58 PM #15
      At this point I would just be content with an actual VW part number for any of the 3 wipers.
      2019 VW Tiguan SE 4 Motion

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      Yesterday 07:34 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by shep1.8T View Post
      At this point I would just be content with an actual VW part number for any of the 3 wipers.
      5NN95542503C Left
      5NN95542603C Right
      5NN95542703C Rear


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    19. Yesterday 09:38 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Reihenmotor5 View Post
      PIAA silicones, will send edit this post with links from Amazon when purchased.

      PIAA 97053 Si-Tech Silicone Wiper Blade - 21" 525mm (Pack of 1) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004BTBP9Q..._8h8DDbGYZEK6C

      PIAA 97060 Si-Tech Silicone Wiper Blade - 24" 600mm (Pack of 1) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004BTBPC8..._Pk8DDb3EV6K6T

      Don’t buy their 15” model for the rear, adapters don’t fit.


      Sent while on the run

      +1 for the PIAA ... they even look like the stock wipers.

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