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Hard Water / Mineral Stains on Glass

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by BinaryField, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. BinaryField

    BinaryField Member

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    Hi all, I've run into an issue with car cleaning that I was hoping some knowledgeable people here might be able to help me with. Long story short, my mom - who knows nothing about cars - last week saw that my glass was dirty and tried to clean it without my knowledge. She took a bucket of hard tap water and rags and smeared the dirt around, leaving it to dry in the sun. I washed my car properly today but mineral spots remained on the front, back, and passenger windows. Is there a reasonable way to get them cleaned off?

    I'm pretty frustrated and have no idea why anyone would try to touch a high-end car without the owner's permission. This hasn't even been the first time. I've also once caught her trying to wash my car with a hose and rags. Had I not coincidentally been nearby, she would have gone through with it.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. P85_DA

    P85_DA Supporting Member

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    OP ...really knock on your mom ??? It’s a car :eek:....vinegar will take that out and really you only have one mom u can always get another Tesla ;)
     
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  4. Jrzapata

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    Vinegar is your friend
     
  5. CLLACAB

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    Chemical Guys makes a water spot remover. I have used it on hard water spots on glass and paint. Just wipe on and rinse off.
     
  6. timvracer

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    Optimum makes an MDR (Mineral Deposit Remover) that works great on glass and paint.
     

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