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Model X Windshield Wipers in Action

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by Uncgolf, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. Uncgolf

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    #1 Uncgolf, Feb 21, 2016
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    here is a slow motion video of the windshield wiper fluid coming out directly from the blades
     
  2. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Pretty cool. But does it do a dry wipe first? I wouldn't want that.
     
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    Would these ever freeze if the wrong wiper fluid is used?
     
  4. Uncgolf

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    Not sure if all X's have the same Wiper system, This is a Founders and it has the heated Wipers
     
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    And I see your wipers work as well as mine -i.e. Not very well. Yes, it appears to do a dry wipe first. And on mine, it leaves a streak right at driver eye level. Oh, and then wiper fluid drains down from up top for the next few minutes.
     
  6. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    Yes, they suck particularly on the driver's side. Fluid doesn't get a chance to clean anything before shooting up the windshield or being propelled by swishing blades. Horrible design that will get retrofitted, is my guess.

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    Yes. It seems they shipped the cars from California with warm-weather washer fluid and I had the bottom 1/3 of my driver's side wiper nozzles freeze up one morning. A quick fill-up with the proper anti-freeze solution worked fine.
     
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    This is a picture from a slow motion video of the Model X washer in action. Counted almost 50 small holes for fluid.
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