demisting my megane

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demisting my megane

Postby samnathrogers » Sun Nov 30, 2008 1:59 pm

Just wondering if anyone has any problems demisting there megane, Or is it just a falut with mine (or me)
i have to have heat on full and blowers on full just to see out the window a little. Getting very Pi$%ed of with it.
Anyone else have th esame problem or can anyone shed a little light on this problem before i end up crashing ...

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Re: demisting my megane

Postby Toosh » Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:38 pm

I find putting on the air-con on full blast at the screen works quite well. Yes it cold but it works.
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Re: demisting my megane

Postby sav0 » Sun Nov 30, 2008 3:11 pm

You have got the dial to get air from outside and not just to recirculate the air inside the car?
You may find this will cure your problem as mine used to get misted up all the time

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Re: demisting my megane

Postby pw981 » Sun Nov 30, 2008 3:42 pm

You may have a water leak somewhere inside the cabin, check all the common areas which leak in the Megane!
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Re: demisting my megane

Postby Bumpy macaroon » Mon Dec 01, 2008 4:26 pm

As mentioned, stick the recirculation knob to the 12 o clock position has picture of carwith arrow going into drag air in from the outside, the 6 o clock position has the car with the arrow inside which is great if there is a nasty smell outside coming in.
But for normal driving leave in the 12 position otherwise you are sat in stale air which will go moist from you breathing or if you get in damp from rain etc , it does make quite difference, and if really having problems stick the air con on leaving the heat setting on high, other then that check for water leaks.
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Re: demisting my megane

Postby 72uoba » Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:14 pm

Toosh wrote:I find putting on the air-con on full blast at the screen works quite well. Yes it cold but it works.


The air-con can be used at any temperature you like :-)

It is very effective at de-misting and it is the norm rather than a last resort to use it to clear the windows - cars with climate control will automatically switch it on whenever they are set to clears screens :-)

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Re: demisting my megane

Postby mcmurr4y » Mon Dec 08, 2008 3:36 pm

Check the pollen filter. might need changing and could be stopping clean air getting to the fans.

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Re: demisting my megane

Postby gaggers » Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:18 pm

I have found that actually the opposite works well, i put it on recirculate with aircon on as this warms up faster whilst extracting the moisture it also seems to blow harder on recirculate. This used to work well in my clio as well.
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