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How to Use Your Vehicle’s Defrosters

How to Use Your Vehicle’s Defrosters

The car defroster is essential for drivers in Fairbanks, AK. However, they stand to be one of the most confusing parts of a car. It is a part of your vehicle’s HVAC system, and it plays a major role this time of year. Read on to learn everything you need to know about auto defrosters. Front vs Rear Defrosters The most commonly known defroster is the one located on the front of your vehicle. Your car engine generates heat that goes through the HVAC to point the air on your windshield. There’s also the rear defroster, which doesn’t use engine heat. Instead, it uses thin heated lines in the glass to defrost your back windshield. They both serve to defog and clear ice off your glass surfaces. To turn on your defrosters, look for the symbol with arrows pointing upward towards a windshield or rear windshield.  What Temperature Should You Set It? The temperature setting to which you should set the defrosters on should depend on whether you need to defog or defrost ... read more

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