Windshield grime/fogginess/filmy

Windshield grime/fogginess/filmy

Any other Model S owners having trouble with their front windshield getting a dirty film on it? After only a few days of owning it, we've noticed a film on the inside of the front windshield. Same thing happened on our Roadster...

Any advice on how to clean it? Don't want to go at it with Windex if someone has already tried that unsuccessfully.

dborn | December 11, 2012

I think that film is off gassing from plastic components. Happens in many new cars.

sergiyz | December 11, 2012

a microfiber cloth will do.
There's a separate thread on this forum about windshield fogging.

stephen.kamichik | December 11, 2012

Stop the heavy breathing at speed.

jbunn | December 11, 2012

Side effect of the Tesla grin.

Robert22 | December 11, 2012

There are likeky a lot of glues and volatiles still outgassing as was mentioned. These cars are being assembled lightning fast. Do your lungs and brain a favor and keep the windows cracked for a month or two.

Volker.Berlin | December 12, 2012

This is the thread sergiyz referred to:
("private", i.e., owners and reservation holders only)