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Old 03-26-2013, 02:15 PM   #11
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It has never leaked before so I'll keep an eye on it next time I get a car wash, if it leaks again I'll take it in.
I would do the same.
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:19 PM   #12
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Don't worry about it. I don't think any seal can take a direct aimed shot from a pressure washer. If it didn't leak from standard pressure garden houses don't worry about it.
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Ive taken mine for a touchless wash maybe a dozen times since owning. Only the last time I took it in (a week ago) did it show leaking. It was only on the passenger front and passenger back windows. Maybe 10 drops per window sliding down from the top of the glass. I don't think its that big a deal.
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:24 PM   #14
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On a slightly related note, did anyone have a heart attack when the fuel door blew open?
I didn't realize it needed the nozzle in or else it drops down a bypass. I thought I had soaped my fuel.
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On a slightly related note, did anyone have a heart attack when the fuel door blew open?
I've never had this happen - maybe you guys just have some really intense car washes out there...
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That dryer blowing the gas cap open has happened to me, about 50% of the time I go for washes. I think a while back there was a whole thread about that
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That dryer blowing the gas cap open has happened to me, about 50% of the time I go for washes. I think a while back there was a whole thread about that
I forgot I was the idiot who started that one.
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=287674
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I could be wrong, but I think this was a touch-less car wash.

But for anyone that still uses the ones with brushes - for the love of God, don't.
if it's truly touchless w/o any brushes or floppy rag things hanging down then it's better but still not as good as a hand wash due to the chemicals and any dirt or other particulates that don't get filtered out of the recycled water and then get sprayed onto the car...
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if it's truly touchless w/o any brushes or floppy rag things hanging down then it's better but still not as good as a hand wash due to the chemicals and any dirt or other particulates that don't get filtered out of the recycled water and then get sprayed onto the car...
True! It's like exfoliating and a chemical peel for your car's paint! haha

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if it's truly touchless w/o any brushes or floppy rag things hanging down then it's better but still not as good as a hand wash due to the chemicals and any dirt or other particulates that don't get filtered out of the recycled water and then get sprayed onto the car...
It certainly isn't any worse than driving on the highway in the winter.
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