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What does everyone use during the rough winter months? In the past I have stuck with Rain-X, but once in a while there will be a film that's left behind.


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I've used the generic 'blue stuff' for years with very good results here in the NE.
 
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Most folks here in the Deep South use plain water year round. When I was in the Frozen Nawth, I used some purple stuff from Canadian Tire that worked really well:

 

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I've always used whatever all season stuff is on sale, has always worked for me, always pay less than $3 a gallon, usually closer to $2.
 

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Just the regular winter blue stuff from Walmart. Protects well through the cold winter months. Always good to make sure the fluid is run throughout the entire system to prevent any freeze ups.
 

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Thanks everyone! Is it best to wait until the washer fluid light comes in to add more or is it ok to mix new fluid which might be different than the old fluid?


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I keep mine pretty full, have never seen a low fluid light. It's specially important to top it off before having service, I've had dealer monkeys top it off with plain water which decreases it's effectiveness on removing road film besides making it more susceptible to freezing.
 

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I just moved to an area where it freezes......it was 14º for several nights and didn't get above freezing for three days. Being from deep south Texas I never thought about it until my windshield squirters froze up. Auto Zone had their brand on sale 2 gallons/$5.00. Good to 0ºF.
 

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Down in jersey we recently had a snow storm with freezing temps and I noticed the dealer crap fluid literally froze in the time of need.


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