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Old 06-25-2019, 06:32 PM  
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I got a gallon of concentrate. It said to dilute 10 times. It should have said 1 million times. I have dumped some 15 gallons of water in the reservoir and siphoned it out. Still too soapy. (It leaves streaks on the glass.) Any better ideas?
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Old 06-25-2019, 09:01 PM  
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Try a different washer fluid.
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Default Thanks. At the moment, just trying to flush out the old one

Amazingly tenacious stuff. I imagine there is no bottom drain?
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No drain. It's a bear to remove also IIRR.
You could also use a hose and flush it that way, but you are in a controlled environment so I doubt that you can get away with that.
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Default Thanks! Time to lawyer up

I should get another First Gen out of the settlement.
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Old 06-27-2019, 07:13 PM  
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I got a gallon of concentrate. It said to dilute 10 times. It should have said 1 million times. I have dumped some 15 gallons of water in the reservoir and siphoned it out. Still too soapy. (It leaves streaks on the glass.) Any better ideas?
What brand?
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Old 06-28-2019, 07:05 AM  
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Default 20/10 Products, Inc.

From Oregon.
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If it is TT 880, how long will it take you to use 880 gallons of fluid. 1 gal =880 gallons mix.
Knowing you George, it must have been a super buy.
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Old 06-28-2019, 03:16 PM  
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Default We'll be living in Mars colony by the time the TT880 is exhausted

Thanks, Willie, for the specifics. We'll be in Mars by then. Wasting a drop of water in the colony will be a crime.
Meanwhile, when I take the car for regular service I will ask the mechanics to fix the problem.
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Can't you just stuff a hose in the washer reservoir and run the hose for a long while?
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