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post #1 of 5 Old Jan 15th, 2009, 9:00 am Thread Starter
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Fogging Windshield

I recently bought a 2005 LT and it has the short windshield on it. It is parked in the garage here in Bellevue Washington with the tempature around 45-50 degrees. Anyway, I notice that a light film keeps developing on the windshield.

I do not know what the previous owner used to clear it; however, I have used Plexis, windex, hot water, vinegar and such to clean it and it does clean up nice, but after a day or so a light foggy film developes on it. None of my bikes have ever done this.

Any idea why or what will stop it for good? KInd of wierd!

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Re: Fogging Windshield

I don't know if you can "stop it for good", but FWIW, if you use denatured alcohol a few times it should eliminate the fogging.

On mine, it still comes back so every so often I do it again.

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Re: Fogging Windshield

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I recently bought a 2005 LT and it has the short windshield on it. It is parked in the garage here in Bellevue Washington with the tempature around 45-50 degrees. Anyway, I notice that a light film keeps developing on the windshield.

I do not know what the previous owner used to clear it; however, I have used Plexis, windex, hot water, vinegar and such to clean it and it does clean up nice, but after a day or so a light foggy film developes on it. None of my bikes have ever done this.

Any idea why or what will stop it for good? KInd of wierd!

bob
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Re: Fogging Windshield

Thanks for your answers so far. I normally never use windex, but in an effort to eliminate this psky fog I tried it. Still came back.
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Cool Re: Fogging Windshield

I have the same issue with my 2005LT. I think it's related a combination of an old windshield and the humidity. I live at the beach in Florida, and during the lower humidity months during the fall it didn't fog. I also use Denatured Alcohol to clean the windshield ocassionally and it really does help with reducing the fogging.

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