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Thread: Premium Washer Fluid

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    Hmmmm, Interesting. That's the orange fluid rated to -25 C.
    I wonder if the one I have, yellow fluid rated to -40C, will do the same?

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    I had never heard of the issue with the -25 stuff before but then I tend to keep to the -40 or colder formulations since that isn't unheard of here.
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    I just buy a case from PA and be on my way... or hopefully wait until my truck goes for service

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    I used thh rainX yellow de-icer stuff, it buggered up my sensor, I just switch to the costco de-icer stuff for a jug and the sensor starts working again. Every once in a while Home Depot has stuff on for cheaper than costco

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    Bump for the frigid weather.

    How is your fluid performing below -20°C?
    I'm using the Costco one and it's slightly better than the cheapest crap available.

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    I use the costco yellow "de-icer" one, have no issues

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    Whatever's cheapest or most convenient.

    Typically look for the -40 stuff without detergents, as it's available nearly anywhere and still compatible with water-meth injection; it's typically blue. I'd think if the windshield is streaky, it's more due to the condition of the wipers or wiper arms/transmission.
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    I keep a spray bottle of it in my house and I've found it's great for melting the ice on the outdoor car.
    A.) it's room temp
    B.) it's full of alcohol, so it melts the ice
    The shit thing is that I assume the alcohol evaporates shortly after you start driving along with your pristine, clear vision. Then, an ice crystal forms and it blooms across your entire side windows like freezing rain and you can't see shit all! It's like the WORST visibility you could possibly have. Massively unsafe.
    The "-40" fluid will do this at -10, as well.
    So I've started using a squeegee. It's more work than hoping the warm spray will do everything for you, but less work than using a scraper.

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    I use -40 stuff. I'm not having any problems.
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    Rob with an awesome post as always.

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