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#1 jaf2013

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 09:12 AM

Hello all,

 

I have checked my cabin filter, and it is fine and not clogged up and wet through. But the interior glass keeps steaming up in less than 5 minutes, especially on cold days or wet rainy days.

 

What is causing this? if it is not the cabin filter as I thought it would be??



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Posted 15 October 2013 - 10:26 AM

Open a window slightly? or use the AC.


What is causing this?

 

Condensation. The temperature of the air on the outside of the car, is much colder than the air on the inside.


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Posted 15 October 2013 - 10:34 AM

Usually it's due to water in the cabin, possible door seal (or other) leak or even the heater matrix. A simple temp fix can be to use an anti mist window spray ( Astonish do one - and it does the trick).



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Posted 15 October 2013 - 11:09 AM

heater matrix I bet is one hell of a job to replace if it needed to be done?



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Posted 15 October 2013 - 05:04 PM

do you have a wet footwell or spare wheel well? this can make it worse. 

 

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 12:22 PM

it turns out the problem was the cabin filter plastic holder/lid. The far side was not clipped down and secured in place by the metal clip, somebody had been in there before and not bothered to fiddle about and make sure the clip was engaged.

 

it was fiddly but it did work, just hard to lean over to the centre of the scuttle panel and do it one handed






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