I’m an ex-NASA engineer – here are my four easy steps to defog your car using basic science… they’re fool proof

I’m an ex-NASA engineer – here are my four easy steps to defog your car using basic science… they’re fool proof

A FORMER NASA engineer has shared his four easy tips to defog your car using science.

As temperatures continue to plunge across the UK, drivers have been urged to make sure their car is ready for winter weather.

There are four steps to defrost your car according to science
There are four steps to defrost your car according to scienceCredit: Getty
Mark showed his followers the most effective way to defrost your car
Mark showed his followers the most effective way to defrost your car

YouTuber Mark Rober has used science to determine the most effective way to defog your car.

He notes that: “some cars have a single button to defrost all the windows but a lot of cars have controls that look like these.

“Lots of people just blast the windshield with hot air. But what if you use cold air?

“And should you be using recirculated air or air from outside? And pushing the A/C button or cracking the window helps speed things up? And if so, by how much?

read more on motors

YouTuber charged with string of offences after driving 'clown car' on road
Neighbours at war over parking ‘too close’ wage £100,000 legal battle

Mark explains that after performing a series of tests to get rid of the frost in his car, he has found the quickest and best way to do it.

There are four simple steps you need to follow to get guaranteed results.

“Number one, turn the heater on full blast. This is because as we said, hot air can hold more moisture.

Mark continues with step number two which is to turn your A/C on as it will help absorb the moisture that is still in the air.

Most read in Motors

“Number three: make sure inside air circulation is off. Winter air is cold and we know it doesn’t hold much moisture so if you bring it into your car and you heat it up, it has a lot of absorption capacity.

“Finally number four: crack your windows for just a little bit. It might not be possible if it’s freezing cold or if it’s raining outside but cracking as many windows as possible even for a few seconds helps by initially exchanging the humid air in your car with the dry air from outside.”

Mark concluded that results may vary depending on the weather conditions, and the type of your car but generally these four steps seem to do the trick.

Meanwhile, driving instructors have shared tips for driving on snow and ice this winter.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/feed/

Aliki Kraterou

Leave a Reply