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We purchased our new 2019 Advance last month and by chance this week stumbled upon the heated windshield button. In the manual and website it is listed as being on Canadian models only, and it's not listed on the window sticker as a feature. (And the dealer listed on the sticker is the one I bought it from).

Just for grins I went on my dealer's website and looked at pics of the other Advance models they have for sale and all of them have the heated windshield button. Did Acura start adding this as standard and just didn't update the website or window stickers?
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Thatís strange. I have the heated windshield on my 2017 Advance. The manual doesnít say anything about Canada only.
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When did this become an option? And are you sure you aren't talking about the windshield defrost warm air?
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I have a 2017 Advance. I stumbled on the heated steering wheel, but have not seen heated windshield. Would have been nice 2 weeks ago when we got rare ice on the windshield
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I have a 2017 ADV and on page 54 of the owners manual....

Heated Windshield Button* Turn the vehicle on. Press the heated windshield button to de-ice the windshield. The heated windshield may automatically activate when the outside temperature is below 4į C, and deactivate when the temperature reaches 6į C.

Heated windshield button located on lower left panel below parking brake. This is not a defroster vent of the heat/air conditioning system but a windshield with imbedded heating element.
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I have a heated windshield on my 2017 Advance Hybrid.
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I guess mine does have it
Does the button have a wiper across the windshield shape?
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Does the button have a wiper across the windshield shape?
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Old 01-30-2019, 12:26 AM
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new find!
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new find!
I just think itís weird itís not mentioned anywhere as a feature in the US models!
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I just think itís weird itís not mentioned anywhere as a feature in the US models!
It was mentioned somewhere probably in the owners manual as I knew about it when shopping. But definitely weird it isn't marketed on the acura website under options/tech anywhere when comparing the different options included with each package
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Did this become an option on 2016 versions? I'll have to ask the wife if my 2015 Advance has it.
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I have a 2017 Advance. I stumbled on the heated steering wheel, but have not seen heated windshield. Would have been nice 2 weeks ago when we got rare ice on the windshield
Does it automatically come on with the remote start?
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Does it automatically come on with the remote start?
Not sure I'll have to confirm but initial gut reaction I want to say yes it does
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Isnt that the REAR wi dow defrost button?
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I don't think so
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2015 Advance models don't have that button.
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I did find this surfing around. Really doesn't help with figuring out what happens with that front windshield heater when the auto start is used.

https://www.acura.com/2018/mdx/modal...e-engine-start
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Isnt that the REAR wi dow defrost button?
No, the rear window defrost button is in the center dash by climate controls.
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It comes on automatically!
Windshield had ice on it this morning. With my new knowledge that the heater was a feature, I reached down to turn it on, but it was already lit up as being on.
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My 2018 has that button and didn't know it was for that...wow
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Originally Posted by getakey View Post
It comes on automatically!
Windshield had ice on it this morning. With my new knowledge that the heater was a feature, I reached down to turn it on, but it was already lit up as being on.
Agree - I notice mine was on a cold morning as well !!
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