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Water is No Substitute for Windshield Washer Fluid

As you might already know, cleaning your windshield when you're driving is important if you want to maximize your visibility. However, you could be looking for shortcuts that can save you money, such as using water instead of windshield wiper fluid. Of course, water can work in a pinch and might be better than nothing, but windshield wiper fluid truly is the better choice. In fact, there are a couple of reasons why you should use windshield wiper fluid instead of water, not only for the health of your car but also for the health of your passengers.

This is especially important during the winter months when water can easily freeze. Even though windshield wiper fluid can freeze as well, it can withstand lower temperatures. There are also blends that are designed for colder climates. Additionally, windshield wiper fluid is going to do a better job of cleaning your windshield. It contains simple solvents that water does not have, plus it does not breed the same bacteria as regular water does. If you need help with adding windshield wiper fluid to your vehicle, we are more than happy to help here at Brian Harris Porsche in Baton Rouge, LA.

Date Posted: January 11, 2018