Car window frozen from the inside: With this simple trick, you immediately have a clear view again
Created: 01/14/2022, 08:18
By: Franziska Kaindl
Ice scraping is a nuisance that winter brings with it.
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It may have happened to you in icy temperatures: the car window has frozen on the inside - but why does this happen and what can you do?
It's nothing new that the car window tends to freeze from the outside in winter.
But every now and then it even freezes on the inside and then you ask yourself: Why is this actually happening?
And how do I get rid of the layer of ice?
This is why the car window also freezes on from the inside
If the car window is also covered by a layer of ice on the inside, this is usually because there is
too much moisture in the interior
This happens particularly quickly when you carry a lot of snow into the car.
So, before boarding, be sure to pat your shoes properly and remove snow from your clothing.
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floor mats are extremely wet
, you should remove them from the car overnight and let them dry indoors.
You should not leave completely soaked clothing on the passenger seat while driving, but rather put it in the trunk.
Pane frozen: what can I do?
Despite all the measures taken, old or poorly insulated models may still have ice on the inside of the windscreen.
If you then want to get rid of the layer with an ice scraper, you will quickly run into problems due to the curvature of the glass.
It is better
to open all the doors
turn the fans towards the window
to defrost them.
Afterwards wipe the glass dry with a cloth.
what you should pay attention to when washing your car in winter.
: Do not use de-icer spray in the interior as it contains toxic fumes.
Extreme heat sources such as hot air blowers can also damage the pane, as this causes cracks to form.
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