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Anti-fog treatment

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by CW1027, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. Nov 10, 2014 at 11:12 AM
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    CW1027

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    My girlfriend has a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, and she has had a bad problem about her windows fogging up. I was wondering what a good product people use for this is.
     
  2. Nov 10, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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    Noelie84

    Noelie84 What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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    Crack the window when you're banging in the back seat. :notsure:
     
  3. Nov 10, 2014 at 11:14 AM
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    Hahaha. Nah, too cold for that. Leather seats get cold.
     
  4. Nov 10, 2014 at 11:17 AM
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    Noelie84 What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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    Seriously, though, the best way to prevent fogging is to minimize the amount of moisture in the vehicle. Maybe she needs to do a better job of kicking the snow/water off her boots in the winter? If she has carpeted floor mats, take them out of the car and let them air dry in the house for a couple of days. On a dry sunny day, maybe try opening all the windows and parking the car in the sun, if that's an option.
    She should keep her windows as clean as possible, too. Clean glass doesn't fog as fast as glass covered in dust/road grime.


    You're in Georgia...
    How cold could it possibly be? :confused:
     
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  5. Nov 10, 2014 at 1:11 PM
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    That's the weird thing is that other than a closed bottle of water there is no moisture in the car. As far as the cold it got below freezing last week and I hated it. I like the hot weather.
     
  6. Nov 10, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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    defroster
     
  7. Nov 10, 2014 at 1:16 PM
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  8. Nov 10, 2014 at 5:14 PM
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    Haha. I forgot about the humidity, it's been 80%+ for the past 2 weeks. I picked some of that up at Walmart today. Hopefully it works.
     
  9. Nov 10, 2014 at 5:32 PM
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    If that doesn't work maybe one of those products made for scuba diving masks will?
     
  10. Nov 10, 2014 at 8:02 PM
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    The defroster only makes it worse. She has about a 25 minute drive to school twice a week. She ran the defrost the entire way, and it looked like this db1bfcd81fda0a94ae63c6f1ca62e412_813ef67d020c6d18da75fda1186220e8772e1d75.jpg.
     
  11. Nov 10, 2014 at 8:04 PM
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    Damnit beat me to it. I got rainx anti fog solution and no more foggy fucks.
     
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    instead of heat use AC
     
  13. Nov 10, 2014 at 8:44 PM
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    Hahaha. That sounds like a slogan you would hear on TV or the radio somewhere.
     
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    The first step to clear windows is admitting the need to release in the parking lot.
     
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    There is moisture in the car somewhere. You have to get it out.
     
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    You can get a product called damprid and leave it in the car to suck out moisture - just make 100% sure you buy the unscented version.
     
  17. Nov 25, 2014 at 10:24 AM
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    Check the in cabin filter for the AC. If its clogged, it will recirculate the cabin air causing moisture to build up.
     
  18. Nov 30, 2014 at 4:26 PM
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    Run the AC, it will clear up the fog in seconds. You don't have to run it on cold either, it will still be effective with warm air coming out.
     
  19. Nov 30, 2014 at 4:33 PM
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    I can not run heat or anything without moisture if my ac isn't turned on.

    Haven't played attention to Tacoma it might come on automatically. Either way I always run with compressed on and no fog.
     
  20. Dec 1, 2014 at 9:31 AM
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    Call me crazy most people won't do this spit on the inside of your windows and wipe them down the ph in your saliva will prevent fogging. I know I hear you saying no way. Works though.
     

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