How do I remove road film from my car's windshield?

How do I get rid of the film on my windshield? It looks like it has an oily residue on it after driving in the rain.

“To get rid of road film, use white vinegar.
Here’s how:
  • Fill a spray bottle with white vinegar.
  • Spray it on the windshield.
  • Use a piece of newspaper or a paper towel to wipe down the windshield.
Hopefully, this will get rid of the film. If it doesn’t, you may need something a bit stronger. Many auto part stores carry high-strength cleaners that can remove it.
If the road film still isn’t gone, you might have a leak in your air conditioner or another problem. Do you have an extended warranty? It may cover the necessary repairs.
Otherwise, contact your car insurance company to see if your policy includes windshield replacement. If it doesn’t and you’re looking for a better policy at the best rate, the Jerry app can provide you with competitive quotes from the top insurance companies in under a minute, for free.”
Eric Schad
Answered on Aug 26, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.

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