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windscreenn steaming up..........condensation

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    [Nov 3, 2013]
    my cars been parked up 3 days,raining heavily,no staemed/condensation build up,today drove to work 12 miles away,had heaters on(need them now lol) came back to the car 5 hours later,lots of condensation on front and rear screens (inside).........why? never had this on any other cars
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    anyone got any pics which way the pollen filter fits?...theres one in the car thats been fitted a few months back,but im guessing it may have been fitted wrong way round or something....ive heard these can cause condensation if blocked,i suppose same go's if its fitted wrong.
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    is the filter damp ?
    i had this with a damp filter chabged it all good now
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    il check it tomorrow,1 month ago i checked it,it was dry then....how would it get wet now?
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    [Nov 7, 2013]
    Was your AC on?
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    ac may have been,light is off now....i was use to the a3...with the econ light on all the time
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    [Nov 8, 2013]
    i get this all the time, some cars are worse than others. it's worst in wintery times because the shines through the glass and warms up the interior like a green house, while the glass stays icy due to the cold air ~ at least that's my theory. My last car, a Lacetti, was awful, i carried a roll of kitchen paper in the footwell, would get about a pint of the glass each day when i left work. got a slica gel crystal bag thing, but it does nothing because, as far as i can tell, it's down to the above condensation issue not moisture in the air itself.
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    [Nov 16, 2013]
    Use AC and the heater to get rid of condensation.
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    [Nov 17, 2013]
    +1 for the ac... It takes moisture out of the air so makes a big difference to fogging issues!
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