How To: Winterize your car heaters, defrosters, and wipers

Winterize your car heaters, defrosters, and wipers

This how-to video is about how to winterize the car windshield washer and windshield wiper.

First winterizing a wiper is shown in this video, it includes both windshield wipers as well as windshield washers, every car has a windshield fluid reservoir which may be located in different places for each type of car, we need to check the levels of fluid in the reservoir, and we need to fill the reservoir using a bottle of new windshield washer fluid which normally has an alcohol base, the reservoir has a pump and when the windshield washer is turned on the pump will force the fluid through a hose, during winter times set it to defrost mode so that it will not cleans inside of the windshield but will also turns on the air conditioner to remove moisture from the air, so that moisture is prevented from blowing on the windshield, Next is the wiper, when the wiper blade is continuously streaking the windshield we need to replace the wiper blade, changing the wiper blade is a very easy process, press the wiper release button to remove the old wiper and replace it with a new wiper, also make sure that we replace the right winter wiper as there are two wipers, one is summer wiper and other is winter wiper.

This video explains in detail about how to winterize windshield washers and windshield wiper.

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This tutorial is something that every one in the snowbelt territories should know. Keeping these parts and the car overall properly and safely winterized would save us from future headaches.

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