FYI Window Washer Fluid

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Idaho Dave

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Purchased Rainex all Weather washer fluid and filled the reservoir. Sometime later was on a trip and it was getting low, topped it off with regular washer fluid, after a bit my washers wouldn't work, pulled the tank apart and low and behold the Rainex had turned to snot, so I guess it's not compatible with the standard washer fluid. Comments?
 

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Do a search in the forum, lots of discussion on this. Have to use only approved type, suggest OEM fluid.
 

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Ive used rain-x in every vehicle i owned including both my rams and rain-x washer fluid is the only fluid I'll use. I never had a problem with it ever
 

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one type of Rain-X will eat up plexiglas, just ask a motorcyclist that has been riding for more than a few years.

One type of Rain-X does gum up Ram windshield Washer Pumps

Some Rain-X works perfectly in the Windshield Washer Reservoir

There have been more than one conversation on this forum about it
 

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Don't use any Rain-X product, only use the blue stuff, or OEM there is an additive called Heet antifreeze to bring it down close to O Fahrenheit to prevent freezing.
 
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I let mine run dry in my 2020 1500 because they never top it off or tell you it's low when they do the alleged 24 point check when I get my oil changed at the dealer. Bought Rainex because it was basically the same price as the blue, filled it up, and now, everything sounds great when I press the washer fluid button with my truck running but nothing comes out. It also leaks a bunch but only if I run the washer. Everything that's supposed to go on my windshield leaks out at the reservoir. It doesn't leak if I don't run the washer.
 

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I only run the purple -30F stuff. Whatever brand Menard's sells. Works good. Never had a problem.
 
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