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    Frozen water

    any1 got any tips to un freeze the water for the window wipers???

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    use normal cold tap water,cos it is still warmer than ice and wont damage anything.
    if i wanted to be right all the time i would change my title to mrs ledster

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    use screenwash!

    if the correct concentration is used then it shouldnt freeze....or at least very minimal freezing

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    anti-freeze screen wash
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    I just squirted de-icer on mine as the spring and pivots were all frozen. Just be careful of your paint obviously. Put the heaters on full blast on the screen too, that will help.
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    just wot ever u do dont use warm/hot/boiling water. just cold water will be fine
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    I dont know if this dones any damage to your car or even if it works, hopefully someone on here will tell me, but does putting white salt in the water make the freezing temperature drop? Sure i herd this somewhere, maybe im wrong.

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    Yeah that would work, whilst also corroding the hell out of everything it touches! Decent screenwash, as Marti says, in the right concentration is the key. I can use my washers down to -6 on the mfd.

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    i use halfords advanced stuff 50/50 with water and that hasn't froze on me yet

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    Tesco or Asda value all the way! 50/50 this time of year, hasn't failed me yet! just the end of the jets can sometimes get a bit frozen so throw some cold water over em and hey presto

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