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All Fogged Up!

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I guess I should be thankful that this is all I have to bitch about, but whenever it rains, my windshield and side windows fog up worse than on any car I have ever driven. I have to constantly cycle the defogger switch on and off to keep them clear. With the defogger on, the air coming out of the W/S vent is very warm and once the W/S is clear, I turn it off.
On other vehicles, there is a split setting to run a trickle of air over the W/S to keep it clear rather that having to select full defrost.

Am I missing something? Is there a setting to allow both heat and defog?

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The A/C comes on because the A/C acts as a dehumidifier (the cause of the fog is the moisture trapped inside the car when opening and closing the door or your breath). That's why when you turn on the defrost, the A/C comes on, to clear the moisture. The temperature of the air coming in and out of the A/C doesn't matter other than when it's warm, you don't freeze your patooty!!! :eek:

I don't know why it has taken car manufactures so long to figure this out. I've been running the A/C to defog my windows since my dad taught me that trick when I started driving. It's nice that Honda finally figured it out :).

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