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This secret button helps defrost a car windshield in seconds

“This secret button allows you to defrost a car's windshield in seconds”

This function serves à defrost a car windshield in just a few seconds.

Why bother? scratching your windshield in the cold when you can quickly get rid of the ice while sitting in your car ? If you&ve never asked yourselfé The question is probably because you don't know this magic solution. There are several methods for defrosting a windshield. It is always recommended to defrost a windshield. turn the ignition on first to start the process. warm up the car, but this obviously doesn't happen in the blink of an eye.

To remove the layer of ice that has been deposited on the window, you can obviously remove the frost using a vacuum cleaner. Using a scraper, use an antifreeze fluid specially designed to defrost windshields or pour warm water onto the windshields. water to melt the frost (it is always recommended not to use water that is too hot to avoid thermal shock which could crack the glass). All these techniques take a little time, especially the one which consists of à Pouring water on the windshield of your car can be counterproductive in periods of extreme cold. Indeed, when temperatures are negative, water risks immediately transforming into ice.

For some motorists, there is no risk of experiencing this type of inconvenience. condition of knowing that their car has the technology that makes all the difference. This technology called "Quickclear" was é inaugurated é the end of the 90s on the Ford Mondeo, a family sedan that had become very popular. The success has been immediately and Ford then installed it. on all its other models since 2011. But they are not the only ones! For several years, many brands have been able to copy the technology and offer it on some of their cars, mainly on high-end finishes.

If you own a Volkswagen, a Nissan, an Audi, a BMW, a Mercedes or even a Skoda, there is a chance that the scraper will be more than just a tool for you. distant memory. Simply check your vehicle's booklet. The function is called "Quickclear" at Ford, "Thermaclear" at Nissan or "Climate Windcreen" at Volkswagen. We also find similar technologies on recent cars like the latest Renault Austral. Peugeot or DS also offered; a heated windshield on SUV 3008 and DS7.

For the user, a simple press of a button in the shape of a windshield throughé by three irregular lines allows you to heat the front window of the vehicle (the symbol is similar to that of the button to turn on the heating on the rear window of cars ). The driver can therefore remain seated in his seat while the ice melts away. outside. How it works ? The process allows heat to be diffused into the windshield thanks to this   a network of ultra-fine electrical wires embedded between the two layers of glass, which allows the frost to disappear in record time. ''The system acts in a few seconds, even if the outside temperature is below 0°C. zero, promises the pioneer of Ford technology.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116