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Old 09-15-07, 08:32 PM   #1
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Tried to clean the fingerprint smudges off the navi screen today but without much success. I was using a lint free cloth damped with water. Could not find any recommendations in the owners manual on how to do it -- maybe I'm not reading the right section. Anyone knows what is Lexus official recommendation?
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Old 09-15-07, 08:45 PM   #2
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I normally use my chamios to clean the screens. Comes up good everytime.
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microfiber cloth and some water or mild cleaner
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I spray a little commercial screen cleaner (like you use on your computer screen) on a soft cloth, spread over the screen, and wipe dry. I wouldn't suggest spraying directly on a touch screen for fear the liquid might get between the touch surface and the screen.
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Any LCD screen cleaner pad will do. It comes in small pack with wet towelette inside.
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I keep some Klear Screen in my console. This product provide completely safe cleaning while also imparting an anti-dust coating to the screen. They work well on laptops, LCD and Plasma TVs, cellphone, iPods or any other display. A little goes a long way so it is quite economical.

Tip, this stuff works exceptionally well on your gauges. The anti-dust function is really apparent there.

They are also recommended by many major manufacturers.
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I agree with using microfiber. Try to find a good quality one such as Meguiar's Supreme Shine towels. In fact, I don't use any liquid additive on my navigation screen. I just simply take the microfiber and take a first gentle wipe, fold and wipe again.

Takes the smears, finger oils and dust right off.
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thanks for all the replies I went to buy some microfiber cloths in the auto section from walmart, damp it and whoala! the smudges come right off. Then I used another dry microfiber cloth to wipe clean.
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thanks for all the replies I went to buy some microfiber cloths in the auto section from walmart, damp it and whoala! the smudges come right off. Then I used another dry microfiber cloth to wipe clean.
As soft as microfiber is, I wouldn't use it dry on the screen. Rinse it thoroughly a couple of times and then wring it out like to are trying to kill it. Then re-wipe the surface and it should come up almost dry. I use them on mirrors in the house and they always come out spotless. Same thing for my auto glass on the interior.

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There are a lot of cheap and crappy microfibers towels out there. If you want to test your towels rub them dry across an old CD and if it leaves scratches it is a crappy towel.
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