Does cigarette smoke damage new window tint film?

I just got film on my windows and they told me that I should wait a week before doing anything with them or rolling down the windows. So I'm wondering if smoking, sometimes hotboxing, in the car will affect the tint film either in this next week or just in general.
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Hi there. Window tint should be fine in your vehicle. Depending on how the tint was installed, the tint should be ready for use almost immediately. If the tint film was put on with water and a squeegee, then you would need to leave the windows slightly cracked down to vent the vehicle to allow the film to dry properly. Too much pressure on the film will make it bubble up and peel. If you need further assistance with the window tint film, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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Harmful effects of smoking on window tints

Perhaps, the destructive effect that smoking can have on a window tint is the burn marks that form after a time. Even if you roll the window down, there is a chance that burn marks will develop on the windshield of your car.

The water under your new window film evaporates through the material as the window cures. That means the hazy look of your film is caused by water vapor, nothing to worry about at all.
The Amount of Direct Sunlight to which the Car is Exposed

As your film absorbs and reflects that energy, the UV radiation can cause the tint to fade. While you`ll shield the rest of your car from deteriorating in the sun, the film may eventually lighten as the years go by.

When first applied, window tint may appear darker than anticipated. However, as it cures and dries the film will lighten slightly. If after some time your tint still looks wet with no prospect of drying or curing in sight, do not hesitate to reach out to a professional tinting shop for assistance.
Mix one cup of vinegar and one cup of water, and you have an effective glass and windshield cleaner. Others opt for the 10 percent vinegar to water ratio. You can always adjust the ratio depending on how bad the haze is.
If it`s cloudy and overcast outside, it will take longer, if it`s hot and sunny, then the film dries very quickly. With a typical installation this could take anywhere from 3 days to one week. In the winter you can expect this to take a bit longer because of the moist cool air slowing down surface evaporation.
To determine whether your new tint is dry, be on the lookout for the bubbles and haziness of your new window to fade away. This haziness is caused by the water evaporating, so when your window looks like it`s been factory installed, you can feel confident your tint has dried.
Getting a 70% tint on your windshield can help you to reduce the glare and temperature in your vehicle. A 70% tint on your windshield can help you to reduce the glare and temperature in your vehicle.
50% tint: This is the best tint percentage of all. However, this percentage does not create a darker effect inside your vehicle, nor does it completely block the UV rays. Nevertheless, it is an excellent source of blocking a large portion of the UV rays coming directly from the sun.
Many states limit window tint to 35 percent, and some set the limit at 50 and even 70 percent. Here`s the other answer: It`s too dark when it diminishes your vision or you`re unable to make eye contact with other people on the road.
Tinting a black car, and especially those with a black interior, is something you`ll want to give serious consideration to. If you have a dark interior, it will increase how dark the tint appears.
The short answer is yes, window tint does reduce thermal rays and, therefore, heat. In fact, that`s one of the top reasons for tinting windows in your vehicle, home, or office.
When cigarette smoke is present in the air, all of the toxins and chemicals in the smoke land and stick to everything in sight. Glass can turn foggy and yellow. This discoloration is from the nicotine and tar in the cigarettes. Removing it is not difficult, but may take some time if the layer of build-up is thick.
Although the smoke in the air seems to disappear after someone smokes, thirdhand smoke remains on surfaces, in dust, and on objects. Over time, thirdhand smoke becomes embedded into materials and can adhere to virtually any indoor surface, including walls, carpets, windows, and doors.
Although the smoke in the air seems to disappear after someone smokes, thirdhand smoke remains on surfaces, in dust, and on objects. Over time, thirdhand smoke becomes embedded into materials and can adhere to virtually any indoor surface, including walls, carpets, windows, and doors.

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Does cigarette smoke damage new window tint film?
ANSWER : Hi there. Window tint should be fine in your vehicle. Depending on how the tint was installed, the tint should be ready for use almost immediately. If the tint film was put on with water and a squeegee, then you would need to leave the windows slightly cracked down to vent the vehicle to allow the film to dry properly. Too much pressure on the film will make it bubble up and peel. If you need further assistance with the window tint film, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Power window on driver side goes down when car placed in reverse or drive without touching power window buttons.
ANSWER : Hi there. The only thing that would cause this is an electrical short, caused perhaps by an exposed wire in the power window module, which is located in the center console of your Ford Explorer. The best advice we could offer would be to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to complete an electrical problems inspection to try and isolate the source of this issue.

We have a new battery, new alternator, new coil pk, new master fuse and the car still won’t hold power.
ANSWER : Hi there. The only thing that I could think possible is causing your problem is that something may not have been correctly installed while your son was completing this maintenance. However, if your engine was difficult to start before this service, it’s possible there are different components that are damaged that simply didn’t resolve the issue. The only way of knowing what is going on with your Trailblazer would be to have one of our mobile mechanics in your area come to your location and complete a car is hard to start inspection.

It cranks doesn’t start new batteries, oil pressure switch new pmd, new injection pump. new alternator, new glow plugs.
ANSWER : Hello.

A crank but no start condition can be caused by many things. A few common causes are a faulty crank position sensor, or issues with the fuel system. The crank position sensor is used in the engine’s fuel calculations, and in some cases it’s failure will disable the engine.

It may also be possible that there is issues with the fuel system that are preventing the engine from running. If the fuel pump or injectors have an issue the engine may not run correctly, or at all. It may also be possible, for either case, that the issue may be wiring related.

I would start by trying to determine if the engine is getting fuel and then going from there. If you need assistance with these checks, consider YourMechanic, as one of our mobile technicians can come to you in order to diagnose your starting issue firsthand for an accurate repair.

Driver’s side windows do not properly function
ANSWER : If removing the driver door window switch (or the driver-side console switch), and applying direct power to the harness yields successful operation of the window, the problem is the switch that was removed for the test. This can be confirmed utilizing a voltmeter/multimeter, and following the "power path" from the fuse, to the switch, to the output side of the switch (harness plug side of the switch), etc. A YourMechanic technician can assist with the diagnosis of your window issue and help you fix it accordingly.

have code p0017 dealer is telling me i need a new engine is this because they dont know what to do next to my car .?
ANSWER : As you may have already learned, the code p0017 indicates an issue with the crankshaft position sensor. This would mean that that transmission doesn’t understand the speed and can’t send the same information to the transmission. I don’t think your car needs a new engine just based on this code alone. With all the repairs that you’ve done, it’s possible that the ECM is faulty and is producing the code. I recommend having a professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, reset the codes and inspect the Check Engine Light thoroughly in order to make a proper diagnosis.

My passenger side window doesn’t work. Put in a new regulator that wasn’t the problem. The window doesn’t go up or down from the
ANSWER : Hi there. It’s possible that an electrical relay is damaged or you have a shorted electrical wire or faulty ground wire that is causing this issue with your motor. It’s also possible that a mechanical arm inside the passenger side door is bent. Before you start replacing more parts, it’s probably a better idea to have a professional mechanic complete a power window not working inspection, so they can pinpoint the source and recommend the right repairs.

I spray window wash anti- freeze on the rear and side windows and it remove some of the tint.
ANSWER : Window tinting should only be cleaned with a mild soap solution or window cleaner made to be compatible with tint. You must of sprayed the tint with a chemical that damaged the tint. You will need to take the vehicle to a tint company and have them remove and install new tint.