05/13/2013 11:46 am ET Updated Aug 13, 2013

When To Change Your Windshield Wipers, From Lauren Fix (VIDEO)

Eighty percent of our driving decisions are based on visibility -- so are you changing your windshield wipers often enough? Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®, gave us some surprising information when she came by this episode of Mondays With Marlo.

Windshield wipers should be replaced every six months in most cars. Wipers are exposed to all the elements and, because they're only made of rubber, wear down quickly. Old windshield wipers can hinder your ability to see clearly when driving and can scratch your windshield to boot.

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For more tips on all things auto-related, see Lauren Fix's car and driving tips:

Lauren Fix's 10 Favorite Car Tips

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