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Hi all

I've just had a roof mounted solar panel fitted to the caravan. Recently I've been converted into using Greased Lightening to clean the van. Will cleaning the solar panel with Greased Lightning cause any adverse effects to its efficiency?

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IMHO it would prevent dirt sticking to the panel and be easier to clean after 'dirty rain' :)

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IMHO it would prevent dirt sticking to the panel and be easier to clean after 'dirty rain' :)

Fully support LHD's view on this, I have used it on all my solar panels for the last year and they DO remain clean, and any accumulation of dirt simply gets washed off after a reasonable shower

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Not sure about solar panels, but have used "showroom shine" on vivaro van and astra sports tourer, and agree that the dirt is easier to shift afterwards

Chris

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Thanks for the prompt replies, it appears that GL will be safe to use to clean the panel.

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You'd probably be better with a cleaner which has a sheeting effect rather than one which allows droplets to form

Paul B

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Maybe you could also use Rain X (rain repellent) as an alternative

 

http://www. rainx. co. uk/what-the-experts-say/

Remember it only works on glass.

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I am wary of super cleaners. One guy I know used Cillit Bang on his kitchen sockets and bang the socket was gone. Just big black marks.

 

I would guess the preparation is non conductive and would not be a problem but one does not know what is in these products and over the years I have made mistakes with switch cleaner melting the switch and water repent staining the plastic so I would test on a small corner to see what it does.

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Maybe you could also use Rain X (rain repellent) as an alternative

 

http://www. rainx. co. uk/what-the-experts-say/

Went to buy some of this many moons ago and shop guy told me to never, ever use it on plastic windows. Can't remember why but took his advice but this grease Lightening seems OK so I'll try it, ta.

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