Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do you defog or defrost the windows?

asked by on

How do you defog or defrost the windows?

Your Accord includes both a front and rear defogger/defroster. Whether your windshield is fogging up on a rainy day, or your rear glass is covered by frost, using both systems is easy. Here’s what you need to do:

Front Defogger/Defroster

  1. Push the defroster/defogger button (note that your air conditioner will turn on).

  2. Adjust your fan speed to the desired level.

  3. Set the temperature to warm.

Rear Defogger/Defroster

  1. Push the rear defroster button.

  2. The system is electric, and will automatically turn on. It will turn off in 10 to 30 minutes depending on temperature.

Tip

If you’re removing frost or ice from the windshield, set both the fan and temperature dials to the highest level to speed deicing.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Engine Light on and Engine Shuddering when running.

Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...

Q: Does the defroster use the air conditioning system in my 2012 Ford Escape

Hello. Yes, the defroster does use the air conditioning to defog the front windshield. If the a/c system is not functioning then the system will not work as designed. If you are having issues with it, consider YourMechanic, as a...

Q: Door doesn't open from inside

Hello. The outside door handle has plastic taps that connect to rods that go to the door latch. This is what enables the door to open. If the plastic taps have broken, this could be the reason you can only...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.