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Can anyone recommend the best solution for removing some sort of oil film on my windshield? I cleaned my windshield wiper blades and windshield with alcohol but that didnt work.

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You could try 'Barkeeper's Friend'. It is a powdered cleanser similar to Comet, but much milder. I have used it on other vehicles with very good success (windshield only, of course). Haven't needed to use it on the Pilot yet, but wouldn't hesitate to try it.

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Try using the finest possible grade steel wool (AAA?) lubed up with LOTS of Windex or similar glass cleaner. Then dry it off & polish with a microfiber cloth.
 

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Don't do it

If it is oil it does not need an abrasive like steel wool to get it off.
It needs a solvent.
Start with windex, if that does not work try rubbing alcohol.
Then maybe paint thinner.
The trick is to find the right solvent.
Keep it off the paint and rubber parts as much as posible.
 

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What about Dawn Dish Soap? Good on grease, etc. :8:
 

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Sure

Sugest the low tech aproach!
What is teh fun in that!
 

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That's about as techy as I get. Dawn and duct tape! Rock on! :D
 

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Steel wool on a windshield is NUTS.:13:
Same goes for sandpaper if you had to ask.:14:

If you have an Autozone near by -- get yourself
a bottle of Eagle One 20/20. Should take care
of most films
If there are no Autozones, but there is a PepBoys,
get Stoner's Invisible Glass. Same or better.

If neither works -- try the Barkeeper, as someone
suggested, or BonAmi. Should not be neccessary
though unless you have tuff water spots.

Finally, if all else fails (because you've used
RainX or some such crap) -- get a bottle of
lighter fluid. It should strip just about anything. Just let it sit on the glass for a
few minuts.

let us know what happens
 

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For the first time....

last week I used Stoner's Invisible Glass. It worked great both inside and out. My wife liked it so much I lost a full can to her for inside the house. I've got a 12 year old car I tried it on and it cleaned everything off both the inside and outside of the windshield (except of course for the pits and chips). I ordered directly from their web site; but have heard it is available in some retail stores. It is worth a try.
 

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Stoners?

What is that Stoner's Invisible Glass? A cleaner that can be used every time or some sort of window dressing ...sorry, it's early... to be used occasionally?
 

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Stoner IG is just a window cleaner, but really
good one -- it contains no wetting agent, so it
completly evaporates leaving no streaks.

About vinegar -- I've never heard that it
can damage the pain/rubber? Can it? In regular
concentration?
 

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Thanks Kruzo!
 

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Vinegar

I heard it can take the shine out of a new paint job, so I've always been careful not to spill any onto the paint...who knows? But it does clean very well :) , if your normal degreasing soaps don't work.
 

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Amonia

Amonia works well. Wash the edge of the blade too! That is as important as a clean window.
 
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