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Had to scrape the ice off the inside of the windscreen this morning.

Discussion in 'Leon Mk2 (2006-2012)' started by Rampage, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. Leigh15

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    Who do you think owns Land Rover...?
     
  2. jezyg

    jezyg Active Member

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    Ford did own Landrover now Tata but Ford still supplies parts for Jag and LR.
     
  3. Cupranation

    Cupranation Active Member

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    Thats why you get quickclear on Volvos too
     
  4. Darron1823

    Darron1823 Active Member

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    How lethal is this defection though! I left my mates and the windows were clear didnt see a problem drove about a mile and turned on the heater and my windows went white :wtf: my mate literally left a present in my seat as the road was heeving, pulled over to what I believed was the side of the road and stuck my hazards on turns out I was closer to the middle of the road :blink: but seriously this could really cause an accident iv never experienced this in any other car iv owned :rolleyes: very strange but there must be a reason and surely not a design flaw by a German car distributor :confused:
     
  5. Cupranation

    Cupranation Active Member

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    I can't believe that its a design flaw - if it were surely it would be happening to everyone? As I said in earlier post its only ever happened to me once which means there must be a set of circumstances that cause it to happen imo
     
  6. rllmuk

    rllmuk Active Member

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    The only time it has hapenned to me is when I used the button to clear the front windscreen. It clearly doesn't work so I've not used it since and not had a problem since.

    Ice on the inside must be a seals problem though that should be sorted under warranty, as I've certainly never suffered from it.
     
  7. Cupranation

    Cupranation Active Member

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    I use the screen demist button every morning at the moment without a problem.....:confused:
     
  8. xhellixx

    xhellixx Active Member

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    reaaaalllly winding me up now. :(

    can't wait for winter to be over...just for this reason! ha
     
  9. Mr Cellotape

    Mr Cellotape AKA Mr Ribbed

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    I have bought a new ice scraper.......one for the inside!!!!
     
  10. Rampage

    Rampage Trainee Northener

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    Shall I organise a group buy on interior scrapers?
     
  11. xhellixx

    xhellixx Active Member

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    i think i need one!

    im using a starbucks gift card at the moment hahaha
     
  12. Rampage

    Rampage Trainee Northener

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    I've got 2" of snow on the outside at the moment, I hate to think whats on the inside!
     
  13. xhellixx

    xhellixx Active Member

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    ugh! yeh...have fun with that one!

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Rampage

    Rampage Trainee Northener

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    lol

    We're just off out too, I think we'll take the other car!
     
  15. tdi31

    tdi31 Active Member

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    I have just purchased a leon tdi mk1 beginning this month and am experiencing this frost on inside its a bloody nightmare and I didn't expect it from a 2001 model car it can't be sealing somewhere properly shoddy seat workmenship :wtf:

    has anyone got any other tips I read about venting air to floor which I tried this morning and it did help that little bit its still taking me like 10min before its remotely safe to set off infact the misting inside car is on the verge of dangerous to be honest :confused:

    if i knew about this I wouldn't have spent my money on this car :cartman:

    anyone some tips?
     
  16. robdf2

    robdf2 Yellow is the best

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    didnt you ask about this steve?
    did you get a good reason for it happening?
     
  17. ross27

    ross27 Mazda 3 MPS

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    When i get in the car in the morning, i turn the heat right up, set it to feet only, and have the fan at speed 2 or 3. I set off, and once the inside begins to steam up with my breath (like 5 mins or so of driving) i turn on the windscreen demister, at it clears pretty quick.

    Try it.

    Oh and dont keep wet stuff in the car, and try not to to carry snow in off your feet.
     
  18. Mr Cellotape

    Mr Cellotape AKA Mr Ribbed

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    Yeah, it went in and they could find nothing wrong with it........:blink:

    Perhaps the should come to my house and I will start it from cold and put the screen button on and then they can explain that one to me,,,:censored:
     
  19. robdf2

    robdf2 Yellow is the best

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    if i put my windscreen heater on from cold then yes my windscreen steams up.

    never been frozen though

    i think its to do with the re circ thing , if you use your washer jets with your heater on the recirc cancels and pushes to your feet.

    1 thing i always do is never go home for the night with the blowers blowing hot air i always put it on cold and cool them down, could be placebo effect but my windscreen doesnt get that bad.
     
  20. Mr Cellotape

    Mr Cellotape AKA Mr Ribbed

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    We actually need to put together a do's and dont list for the windscreen.....

    I will start......

    Do
    1) Put the blowers onto the foot area rather than the windscreen when you have finished with the car in the evenings.

    Don't
    1) Start the car from cold and use the quick clear screen button as it will just mist the screen up.
     

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