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post #21 of 46 (permalink) Old 03-12-2016, 11:18 AM
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I'll probably be switching to the bug remover stuff once spring comes along.

Wonder if I fill it if I could use the entire thing before next winter though---this truck holds probably 5x the amount of solution than any other vehicle I've ever owned!
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post #22 of 46 (permalink) Old 03-12-2016, 09:10 PM
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RainX washer fluid 50/50 with water.

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I vote RainX! Been using it for years and never an issue. Even with the tinted windows but I can't say for sure any ever got on them. But I believe that you can't beat RainX products!

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Since i discovered RainX about 10 years ago, ived used it to treat all my vehicles. Ive used the Orange rainX washer fluid since they came out with it and it keeps the windshield treated, so you dont have to re-apply the normal stuff periodically.

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I use Rain-X All Season, its been working great for me. It's orange in color

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I feel like I had to use Rain X on the Canyon, wipers were noisy and chatter across the windshield! I even bought a new set of the expensive Bosch thinking it was the wipers and same thing! Anyone else experience that on theirs?

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Works great on the glass...not so well on the paint.
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Rain-X... same stuff

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+1 for Rain X. Don't even need wipers 1/2 the time and bugs are easier to clean.
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I feel like I had to use Rain X on the Canyon, wipers were noisy and chatter across the windshield! I even bought a new set of the expensive Bosch thinking it was the wipers and same thing! Anyone else experience that on theirs?
Complain to the dealer about it. There is a bulletin for this. Some of the 15 builds came with a wiper arm that holds the blade improperly canted, causing it to chatter. There's an old thread about it around here somewheres.
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+1 for Rain-X.

Every second or third fill-up I use a bug-cleaning fluid assuming it will flush out the system. Just assuming the Rain-X could build up over time in the washer system.

Has anyone here run the Rain-X consistently? Any issues?

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Washer fluid

I use plain water. I use to use that blue stuff and it would gunk up and a white substance like jello would clog up the washer system. I had to remove the washer resoivoir and pour it out.
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I use plain water. I use to use that blue stuff and it would gunk up and a white substance like jello would clog up the washer system. I had to remove the washer resoivoir and pour it out.
Not all washer fluid is the same. Doesn't the temperature go below freezing in NC?
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+1 for Rain-X.

Every second or third fill-up I use a bug-cleaning fluid assuming it will flush out the system. Just assuming the Rain-X could build up over time in the washer system.

Has anyone here run the Rain-X consistently? Any issues?
I've been running it exclusively for 8 years, and have not had a single issue. The Inland love bugs get bad on the highways thru the cane fields, and the Rain-X makes it easier to deal with.
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Not all washer fluid is the same. Doesn't the temperature go below freezing in NC?
yup 10-12* this week. Id hate to see his reservoir

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Thats the worst when you run out or fluid freezes and all the crap just smears across the windshield..

I use whatever is available at local store I end up at. Rain-x, Prestone, Splash, Peak, they're all pretty similar at this point. As long as it won't freeze up

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I have never put any in. Doesn't it fill itself? My 04 is always full.
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The fluid that came from the factory froze in mine a couple days ago when it got to like, 8 degrees here the other day. Then all the crap smeared across my windshield. Then when I got to the gas station, their windshield cleaner thing had frozen into it's bucket of fluid. Someone had actually snapped the head of the squeegee thing off trying to remove it.

I instantly lost faith in humanity as I went to remove the squeegee and the top portion remained in it's frozen tomb...

Guess I should replace my fluid with something that won't freeze as easily.
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Yellow/orange Rain X. Nearly everything else freezes here, tired of fonding out the hard way. Temp here is currently 0 F. Works better all around as well.
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