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#1 david295

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 02:47 PM

I am having to drive around with air con on all the time to stop windows steaming up, what is causing them to steam up constantly 



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#2 jamesm182

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:05 PM

Do you have anything damp in the car?



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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:18 PM

Its happening in my new zetec S... really flipping annoying. Dont know if the windows need a good clean or what but its really bugging me. Only happening when its wet outside I'll add..



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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:49 PM

Exact same problem today for me in my new zs

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:51 PM

Do you have anything damp in the car?

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 05:06 PM

Make sure you have the air recirculation off so only fresh enters the cabin or you will just keep the damp air going round in circles.



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Posted 16 October 2013 - 05:51 PM

I have same problem i find flicking the heater round so it vents on to the window gets rid if it over time but still comes back :/

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 07:41 PM

Its happening in my new zetec S... really flipping annoying. Dont know if the windows need a good clean or what but its really bugging me. Only happening when its wet outside I'll add..


I must admit when it's wet my car does seem to get a little steamy sometimes. I guess that's just the damp in the air.



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Posted 16 October 2013 - 07:55 PM

This company does an eco in car de-humidifier. Might be worth a try:

 

http://scripts.affil...126086



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Posted 16 October 2013 - 08:27 PM

Water can get into the car quite easily when it's raining like when you open the door during a downpour, there's water all over you and the inside of the door. This water will evaporate when the car warms up but will stay inside the car invisible until it cools and condenses. Do this a few times and you'll find it hard to get rid off.

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 09:05 PM

Check the headcloth at the rear close too the boot....it is a common place for a water ingress/leak.... The water leaks in from a seal thats around a wiring loom, if you open the boot and see the black covered up wiring check the seal, and check headcloth isn't wet, if its wet it will most likely be leaking at the wiring seal, had a couple of 2013 zetec s fiestas like this in my work

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 09:20 PM

Just checked mine, was driving a lot in the rain all day and steamed up a lot, the headcloth is dry but the seal isnt exactly tight

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 09:51 AM

Hello

 

Happens to me too but have to say that it happened with my previous car also, VW Polo.

Must be something to due with temperature out side and inside of the car.

Not a real issue on cold days for me.

 

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 11:04 AM

Me also.  My last Fiesta was a nightmare.  Air-Con on .... Air-Con off ..... and it went on like this until I got to where I was going !!!   I even bought something that was supposed to stop the inside misting up .... RUBBISH !  

I usually run with the window down a wee bit anyway, but on rainy days that's not very handy.

 

That's another thing with Fiestas .... the water drips off the roof and in the window like you wouldn't believe.  Drives me nuts !   Bought the wind deflectors for the windows, but when we tried to fit them, the windows wouldn't work, so they have been abandoned in to the loft !!   Waste of money .... UNLESS ... anyone have fitting tips ?????  :D



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Posted 17 October 2013 - 04:59 PM

You need too reset the windows.....use only the first click on the switch and hold up and once it reaches the top, keep holding you should hear a little click within a second...thats the window reset for the fully closed position...do the same for going downwards and use only the first click of the switch

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