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Car Window Maintenance 101

If you happen to have electric (power) windows in your automobile, time will come that when you push the button and the window would not respond the way when you first got it. If the window suddenly refrains from moving at all, the problem maybe as simple as a busted fuse or a loose wiring connection.

By: Mike Allen

How to Fix Power Windows

Broken power windows are a real bummer, especially if they get stuck down in hot or cold weather. In a few hours you can troubleshoot and fix your power windows by following these steps.

Another toll-booth, another mile–or at least it seems as if the tollbooths come every mile on this road, with a half mile of traffic idling its leisurely way up to the token monster. Within an arm’s length of the bin, you toggle the power window switch with one hand while the other hand fingers a token, preparing to whip it into the basket just as you floor the throttle. All goes as planned–except the window doesn’t move, the token bounces back into your face, and you have to jam on the brakes, crack the door and pitch a second token backhanded to keep from getting a ticket as a toll evader, all to the tune of horns blaring from the cars behind you.

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Electronic windows are found in all variety of cars these days, including heavy equipment. While they are sturdy, allowing the driver to open and close windows at will to allow the air in, they also serve an primary safety role, allowing the driver the power to roll up windows at will in an emergency.

By: Matthew Wright

Is Ammonia-Based Glass Cleaner Bad for Your Windshield?

A popular misconception in the world of auto repair and maintenance is the belief that Windex and other glass cleaners containing ammonia are bad for car windshields, as well as side-view and rear-view car windows. Some people believe that the ammonia in these cleaners, while they may serve as a good disinfectant and De-greaser, can “dry out” or discolor glass surfaces. There are a number of errors in this very common belief.​

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The uncommon shapes and angle of your Car Windshield can make cleaning a arduous chore. Even more, depending on your window type, some cleaners can be detrimental than clean. But with the proper supplies and a few helpful tips, your car windows will be sparkling in no time. Trust us at Guanella can do the job right the first time every time.





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