Wiper Fluid and Water: The Truth About Vehicle Maintenance

Many drivers make the mistake of replacing their vehicle's windshield wiper fluid with water. Unfortunately, this can be a dangerous and ineffective way to clean your window.

While water might be cheap and plentiful, it also freezes at higher temperatures that wiper fluid. Wiper fluid was designed to withstand temperatures of weather that water can't. Instead of freezing, the wiper fluid can assist your vehicle in keeping your windshield clear of ice or snow. While water would freeze in the same conditions, windshield wiper fluid is made up of solvents capable of performing in the cold.

The last thing you want is to get stuck in cold conditions and not be able to clean the windshield of your car. To learn more about the benefits of proper wiper fluid, get in touch with the professional service center at Washington Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Washington, NC.

Not only can we help with your wipers, but we can also assist with any other vehicle maintenance issues you're probably having. Don't hesitate to make an appointment today.

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