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Old 11-12-2007, 09:56 PM   #1
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How to keep windshield wiper fluid from freezing?

Not sure if this is the right place but here goes. Ive heard that if you pour in a bottle of rubbing alchohol into your windshield wiper fluid it won't freeze. I beleive it would work but would it cause any damage?



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Just use wiper washer fluid that is rated for winter use which is -20 degrees.
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Old 11-21-2007, 10:30 AM   #3
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alchohol through rubber is never good, but if it would keep it from freezing, then do it, you can always replace hoses. i have the heated washer fluid button on my 04 and never use it, that might be a solution, get dat!
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lol i work at monument car parts so i guess ill just buy the -20 washer fluid.

i was just bein a cheap ***
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lasst season i added alil rubbing alchol no probs i just drained it when i got home ghetto fab baby ghetto fab
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what kind of effect, if any, do windshield fluid have on your car's paint?
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i believe the product you are looking for is known as "antifreeze" it's a colored windshield fluid (usually blue but now available in green) that most people in canada use for their windshield fluid... and no, it does not freeze.
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if your area is known to have below 0 temp your local store should have the special low temp fluid.
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