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Old 08-09-2018, 05:40 PM   #1
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Question Windshield Washer Fluid: Do You Actually Use It?

You windshield is high, your following distance is long, and your speeds are low. You are driving a bus.

Furthermore, if you love your bus, you might even be wiping the windshields every time you stop for fuel--so do you really need dedicated washer fluid tanks? I've never actually used mine.
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Old 08-09-2018, 05:50 PM   #2
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The washer fluid bottle on my short bus was broken when I bought it, and we've put 30k driving around the country like that... So that's an easy $100 for me.
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Old 08-09-2018, 06:27 PM   #3
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I used to drive for a living - washing the windshield while fueling isn't that much of a stretch.
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Old 08-09-2018, 09:12 PM   #4
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Going into Wash. I crossed by a lake and hit a cloud of bugs that just spattered the windshield, washers kept them from drying before I could stop up thew road and clean the windshields. Mine will stay functional.
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Too much night driving... new windows, rainx and washer fluids, expecting 1200 mile range on full tanks, probably want to clean windows on the fly.


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Old 08-10-2018, 01:22 AM   #6
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... washers kept them from drying before I could stop up thew road and clean the windshields.
Good point. While washer fluid does not succeed at cleaning a good deal of bugs/debris, it does make them easier to clean later.

Still, if nobody says I'm crazy, I think I'll remove my washer tank--partly to save space in the cabin but also because the coolant overflow tank need its cap!
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Old 08-10-2018, 06:22 AM   #7
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Situation.. situation... situation...

Mostly, no. Used to live in Minnesota and when the salt slime off the road gets on the windshield there NO seeing thru it without a shot of washer fluid.
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