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Old 11-23-2008, 01:05 PM   #1
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Beautiful new coach with water spots on the windows. Have used Windex, CLR, fine window polish and even a razor blade.......still water spots! Afraid to use anything stronger but open to any suggestions. Thanks!
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Beautiful new coach with water spots on the windows. Have used Windex, CLR, fine window polish and even a razor blade.......still water spots! Afraid to use anything stronger but open to any suggestions. Thanks!
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:38 PM   #3
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Hi Michaels,
Try this. I have never used the product. I have used many other products sold by this company. I am a satisfied customer of their products.
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:48 PM   #5
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Michaels;

I have had this problem when I washed the MH and the sun dried the water spots before I could wipe the spots off. I used a mixture of water & vinegar (heavy on the vinegar)and the spots came off fairly well.

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Glass wax can be effective as well. Depending on the hardness of the water, the water can actually etch the glass. Get the water off fast is the best approach.

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Old 11-23-2008, 03:47 PM   #7
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0000 steel wool works great!
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Usually, plain old vinegar works well on all water spot deposits. However, some deposits will micro-etch the glass due to an acid reaction with chemicals in the air. If the glass is etched, the spots will not come out. Suggest you coat the windows with Rain-X or equal every 6 months.

And I would not use 0000 steel wool on any window. It will scratch the glass if rubbed aggressively.

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We have spent months at a time parked in a campground that had a hard water sprinkler system that sprayed the rig 3x weekly. A vinegar & water solution worked fine on the water spots, though sometimes we had to use 50% solution.

Once we got some really tough crud on the glass and I had to use a 3M synthetic steel wool pad to get it off. It was the equivalent of 0000 steel wool, but doesn't leave metal fibers behind to make tiny rust stains. I have also used a spray-on glass cleaner from an auto parts store, the type used in body shops to remove paint overspray and such. Those are very effective too.
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Thanks everyone!
GaryKD: I also used Griot's Fine Glass Polish. Love the product but it failed to remove the spots.
SargeW: You may be right. My spots may be etched into my glass (sad).
I'm off to try vinegar and water! Appreciate all the suggestions.
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One way to keep the vinegar and water on the spot is to put a paper towel on the spot and spray it with the vinegar solution. If it starts to dry out, sprat it again.

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Well you got a lot of replies, and none mentioned my favorite. Bon Ami - works charms. What I get on my windshield is run-off off the room, and it is very hard to scrub off.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Well you got a lot of replies, and none mentioned my favorite. Bon Ami </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I agree........when all else fails.

GM used to or may still sell Bon Ami under their own GM label at the parts counter.

Don't use Comet or Ajax, etc, as the abrasives are not as fine as Bon Ami's.
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Bon Ami is my first choice, also removes scratches on fiber glass and paint.
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