How to check your windshield washer fluid
The liquid cleaner clean your windshield windshield helps to remove dirt. The liquid soap to clean may include their ability to improve cleaning, alcohol to prevent the water turns to ice, although it is mostly water. When driving in dusty conditions, you may have to use your windshield wipers more often, making it necessary to check the fluid level. This guide teaches you how to do it.
1. Park your car. Ideally, the stations on a level surface that helps the engine cool. Wait a few minutes until the hood of the car is cool enough to rest your hand on it.
2. Open the hood.
3. Looking for tank washing fluid. In most cars the washer fluid tank is located behind the engine, near the base of the windshield. The tank is usually translucent, allowing you to see if there is fluid in the reserve or is empty.
4. Check the fluid level. Many windshield washer fluid tank have markings to show the level of the fluid. If the tank is below half, you need to fill it. Also check if the tank is ruptured or leaks.
5. Uncover the cleaning fluid tank. The lid of the tank is usually designed to close and open under pressure.
6. Add washer fluid until it reads “complete.” It is recommended to use a funnel to avoid losses. Once you’ve filled your tank back to the cover and close the hood.
7. Try the windshield wipers. This uniform must eject a fluid, if not you have to clean again.
Use only the cleaning fluid recommended in your manual. You can use tap water as the cleaning fluid, but it could become ice.
Keep the cleaning fluid out of reach of pets or young children, particularly if it contains antifreeze. Many of these antifreeze are poisonous.