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Monthly Archives: April 2022

Can I use Water in Place of Windshield Washer Solvent?

Can I use Water in Place of Windshield Washer Solvent?

Using water instead of windshield washer solvent is a tempting choice - after all, water is nearly free, available pretty much everywhere, and is much kinder to the environment than washer solvent. That said, if not used correctly, water could damage your water pump, burst the waterline and even leave your windshield susceptible to mold! Here we take a look at the pros and cons of using water instead of a proprietary washer product, as well as suggest some cut-price DIY washer solutions that could keep your windshield sparkling without the high level of toxicity found in a standard windshield washer product. The Pros and Cons of Using Water As already stated, water is cheap, widely available, kind to the environment, and versatile enough to be used in any vehicle. On the downside, plain water is not going to keep your windshield as clean as a product that contains a detergent or glass cleaner. It's also not going to sanitize your windshield - particularly if you don't regul ... read more

Your Vehicle and Its Fluids

Your Vehicle and Its Fluids

Image by Skica911 from Pixabay    Your vehicle has several different types of fluids that have other functions in your engine. All work together to make sure your car is running smoothly and help avoid damage to your vehicle that, without these fluids, would break down. If you want to learn more about what fluids are found in your car and their importance, please continue reading! At Avid Autowerx, we want you to be aware of what’s going on inside your engine so that you can notice an issue before more damage is done. Things to look out for are lights on your dashboard indicating low fluid levels or if you notice leaking or puddles under your car. If any of these are present in yo ... read more

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