So many car problems.

Discussion in 'Automotive' started by thunder, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. thunder

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    my av is me

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    Mkay...

    My first problem is that I broke off my key in the drivers side lock, and I'm wondering if theres any easy way to get it out? Tweezers? Magnet? Magic potion? Really, whats the best way to get it out.

    Second problem: The instant I get into the car, the inside of the windows turns to ice.. not fog. Thick ice that I cant get rid of completely fucking over my blind spots. I'm wondering if theres any kind of solution, maybe alcohal based, that I can rub on the windows so they wont freeze up like that?

    + more problems that I cant remember right now.

    Helpo?
     
  2. Davan

    do what now?

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    Suck it up, princess. :P

    Get a new car? :D

    Yeah. I'm no help. Sorry.
     
  3. thunder

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    You really are no help. Is there no solution I can get at say, canadian tire, that'll solve the icy windows problem? I'm gonna go after my exam to get headlight bulbs, cut some keys and hopefully find something for the windows. I wanna know what I'm lookign for.
     
  4. Davan

    do what now?

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    Don't breathe inside the car when it's cold. :D The heat from your body and breathe is condensing on the windows.
     
  5. melrhombus

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    Yeah, the breathing thing is the only solution.....Some cars have shit poor air circulation and do that i the winter. You're fucked....as for the key thing...locksmith should be able to do it or a mechanic to take the lock out
     
  6. Lex Lucas

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    Don't even get he started on car problems :pissed:
     
  7. DC5-S

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    that's what happens when you buy an 1987 jetta and expect it to work for more than a week! :lol: :bolt:
     
  8. IXLR8

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    Ice on the inside may be from wet floor mats. Do you have winter mats that are full of ice/water? or summer mats that are wet?
     
  9. thunder

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    Floor mats?! Never thought of that. I'll check it out.
     
  10. midden

    I LIKE TO EAT MITTENS

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    for the ice...you can get some stuff at canadian tire. its called rain X. it works for the outside windows and makes water bead off. then there is a stuff that you can get (same brand) that is for the inside of the windows. this is a fog X stuff i think its called.
    anyways, one of those might help you out with the fogging up/flooded window problems.
    check your floor mats.
     
  11. thunder

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    Will check my floormats, and I'll check out canadian tire later.

    Thanks guys :)
     
  12. ANGELL

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    leave your windows open a crack
     
  13. thunder

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    in -40 weather..... :o You must be insane!! :o
     
  14. Lex Lucas

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    Today we had the timing belt go. I wonder what tomorrow will bring!
     
  15. thunder

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    Mkay. SO I went to a couple places. One dude said that I should wipe the windows with lemon juice....... not sure sure about it, but i might give it a try. THe other dude said that theres a problem wrong with my heater, which sucks. I hate having problems that cost money.

    :(
     
  16. ososlow

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    My mom read that salt water will prevent your windows from icing up, we tried it but Im not too sure if it has worked yet. :confused:
     
  17. thunder

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    Interesting. I'll do some research. I'd usse something alcoholic, but I dont want flammable windows.
     
  18. DC5-S

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    So what's the damage to your motor? I'm assuming that those VW tractor engines aren't like honda's....a broken timing belt doesn't equal the end...
     
  19. Redshift

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    Just a warning on RAIN X... it does cause the ice and rain to come right off the windshield once you treat it, but it does effect the glass.
    If you ever get a chip in your windshield, they very often can't repair it (must replace screen) if it's been treated with that stuff... or so I've been told...
     
  20. Lex Lucas

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  21. Evil_Jeanyus

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    when my windows ice up on the inside, i use an ice scraper :D
     
  22. Boots

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    i can vouch for rainx.. good stuff
     
  23. midden

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    rain x works good if you use it properly.
    but you would have to get rid of the ice from your window first before you could put it on. then it might keeps some crud away.
     
  24. littlejer

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    if your windows are iced up on the inside you can always use a credit card or something similar to get the ice off, ive done this when im in a rush before, it works, mostly...

    ps, your windows wouldnt fog up if you didnt enjoy your car so much :wink:
     
  25. thunder

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    Yeah, but while I'm driving it keeps happening. It seriously sucks. I'm not even going to bother leaving the house until it warms up, anyhow.
     

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