Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
Joe15

Ice trouble on vehicle

Recommended Posts

This is kind of off the subject of hunting but in a way it is connected as it is my mode of transportation...anyway...for some reason i dont get much ice if any on the front of my windshield or windows, instead i get it on the inside and it will not go away so every time i turn my car on and shut the door it litterally starts snowing inside....any suggestions for fixing this?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So after the car sits overnight and there is a fresh snowfall you start it in the morning and it blows snow out of the vents until the car warms up?

What king of vehicle is it?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Airjer; I wonder if he is talking about having moisture/frost build up on the inside of the car after it is shut off and no heat being applied to the windshield?

Sounds like he has alot of condensation in the car, or maybe a slight leak in the heater sys.?

More information PLEASE!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"it litterally starts snowing inside"

Don't know how its possible to snow inside. Maybe a little snow getting blown past a cold heater core. Or you have the heat off and vent on.

I'm thinking you mean the window is frosting up.

On your heat controls you'll see Fresh Air/Outside Air and Recirculate. It might say that or have a symbol instead. Select Fresh Outside Air. That will have less moister in it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ya it might be blowing through the vents but how do i stop all of the ice from forming on the inside of the car

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Try leaving the heating/air controls in different positions like ST said. On Fords at least, if you turn the heater knob to the OFF position, it shuts out air from the outside. They actually recommend that you leave it open so that air circulates through the vehicle while parked.

Try seeing if leaving the vents either opened or closed makes a difference.

Also, you could have a heater core leak. It sounds like you have moisture in the cab. Does it ever smell like syrup in the car? That's a sure sign of coolant burning. It could be evaporating after you shut off the car and making it look like snow on the inside of your car by morning.

Try calling Car Talk!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Do you have AC in the vehicle? Your AC unit will often run when the heater is on to dry the air. If this isn't happening, the air will be moist and you will get condensation build up inside the vehicle. Also, if you get in right away, start driving, you are exhaling moisture, this will often cause a layer of ice to form inside the cab on the windshield. (was terrible on my old D-50) One last thing, if the vents below the windshield wipers are full of snow, the snow effect is more common. It would help if we knew what kind of vehicle you were driving. As for right now, start your vehicle a couple of minutes before you drive away and see if your problem gets fixed.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You'll deffinetely want to have the "fresh air" mode on in the winter. This will help draw in the dry air from the outside of the vehicle rather than having the "recirculation" mode on which will circulate the moist air that,s already in the vehicle.

Having the A/C on will also help remove the moister in the air.

A clean windshield will also reduce the "fogging" of the inside of the windshield!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this