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Old 01-11-2014, 05:46 PM
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How to deal with ICE, locks, washer, wiper, door, trunk, glass

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I carry a small impact case with a vial of alcohol and 10cc syringe with needle, due to door lock tumbler icing. This option is much cheaper for me, than the small spray lock deicer.
At the local CVS pharmacy a 10cc syringe with needle is $0.28 each, and a quart of CVS brand rubbing alcohol is $3.00......

A full 10cc shot of rubbing alcohol takes roughly one minute to deice the tumbler.


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Here is a procedure that works for me, if it is filth or ice.
Rubbing alcohol on a cloth, followed by transmission fluid or sewing machine oil on a cloth.


Door or trunk seal frozen to the body.
Lightly pour rubbing alcohol in the seam between the body and door or trunk, and use a slow steady pull, repeat as needed.


Windshield washer solution frozen or slush.
Pour rubbing alcohol in the tank, and allow it to work for a few minutes.
Cycle the washers gently until they clear..


Windshield and or wipers iced down.
Spray or lightly pour rubbing alcohol on the area you need to clear, and allow it to work for a few minutes.
Repeat as needed.


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