Frozen windshield wiper fluid

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by Friz, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. Richter

    Richter Road Train Member

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    Depending on your truck they sometimes have a length of exposed hose. Wheni drove a pete, the hose would get slush in it. I used to remove it. take it inside the hot truck and then blow the slush out. put it back on and it worked great.
     
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  3. Skan

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    Not necessarily. I'm looking at a bottle that's 99% Isopropanol.
     
  4. TruckDuo

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    Pilot/Flying J sells de-icer spray
     
  5. bentstrider83

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    Ancient thread. But anyone get that Rain-X orange from Wal-Mart? My only issue is now I got to unfreeze whatever fluid got left in the tips.
     
  6. mitrucker

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    Pour scalding hot water on the washer nozzles
     
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  7. bentstrider83

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    If I'm near a source. I just finessed it like a cows udders and cracked the ice in the line instead!! It's spraying now anyway!!
     
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  8. D.Tibbitt

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    and crack your windshield in the process... get some 90% or higher rubbing alcohol and mix it in with the washer fluid. wont ever ice up again
     
  9. bentstrider83

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    Temp got down to 2 degrees and snowing last night between Springfield CO and Limon. That orange Rain-X worked like a charm. Definitely buying only that from now on.

    Of course I got to re tighten the drivers side wiper nut now.
     
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  10. JoeyJunk

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    This made me laugh really hard!!!!
     
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  11. MM71

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    mmmmmmmeeeeetttttttthhhhhhhaaaaaannnnnoooooool .... the good blue stuff, at least 25 percent. I think fiddy fiddy meth/water will take you all the way down to -40. If ya feel like having fire leave your bug spray nozzles, straight meth doesn't freeze til like -190 Fahrenheit
     
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