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Old 10-26-2012, 10:43 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by pozi240 View Post
Like Suss, and the others have stated, its the warm (moisture rich) air trapped insidewhen you park it, and these cars have a very large "greenhouse" effect, due to the large sloping windshield. This time of year in our northern climate is bad for it, (the same thing doesn't happen in our F150, but, it isn't very areodynamic and has a small "greenhouse").
To set your mind at ease that it is just condensation, (and this may sound wierd, but, its effective), dab your finger on the wet area of the windsheild, and taste it...... if it doesn't have a taste (it shouldn't, LOL), its condensation. If it has a hint of bitter/sweet taste, its coolant evapourating off of your heater core, which is bad. (I haven't heard of a MKIII blowing thier heater core yet), but, the first time I noticed a large amount of water vapour inside the car, I did a double check just to be sure....
Thanks for the advice, I'll give it a shot!
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