Still on the factory-fill of washer fluid

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  1. 17CivicTypeR_Brian

    17CivicTypeR_Brian Aiming for 400whp out of the TypeR.

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    In the category of 'useless threads of the day,' I'm reporting that I'm still on my factory (or dealer?) washer fluid fill. I just don't let the car get dirty, don't use it when the windows get frosted, and don't use it to 'get back at' tail-gaters. (I have the EDM rear fog light for that!)

    I've had the car since late July 2017 and will probably turn 15,000mi tomorrow.
     
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    anybody know the capacity of the washer fluid tank? My other car (07 Fit) has a tank that's less than 1 gallon, so I end up with partial bottles all the time. kinda annoying.
     
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    17CivicTypeR_Brian

    17CivicTypeR_Brian Aiming for 400whp out of the TypeR.

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    Pretty sure this one is under a gallon too. I usually just fill mine when the Low Washer Fluid light comes on in our MDX - I use the 'leftover' to fill mine.

    Of course this hasn't happened yet with this big black car.
     
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    So, if you don't use your washer fluid, you won't have to refill it? I'll have to remember that. :)
     
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    lolz. Pro tip!!
    Drain it for weight savings!
     
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    I've used over 3 gallons after 11k miles and 1 year and a week of ownership. But then again, UK weather and backroads everyday. Since early November my car is dirty the minute I leave my garage :( :( :(
     
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    lol, same here, but didn't realize it till I saw this post. I'm at just over 13K miles...crazy to think it still has some left
     
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    Whatever the ceramic coating people put on the windshield helps a lot although it's not as 'strong' as it used to be.
     
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    The dealer should top it up with every oil change (it was on the checklist they provide after each service). I never bought any for my 8th gen, had that for 11 years, never had to add a drop. Mad savings yo.
     
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    On my original fill as well. I use RainX so I never need my wipers. They cause scratches anyway. I just clean the windshield is needed by hand. And
    PLEASE don't be one of those asshat people who likes to blind people. That's not solving the problem it's potentially creating a bigger problem that you're be at fault for.
     
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