If you are the type to take your 4x4 to the local mountain trail or to the beach, it is important to give your car a good thorough clean after each trip as dust, dirt and salt build-up can cause issues in the long run.
Using a range of Autoglym products, weíll give you a quick run down on how to protect and bring back the shine of your carís paintwork and under chassis.
Under Body and wheel tubs
Begin by hosing the under side of your car to remove easy to remove mud build-up, while paying extra attention to your brakes, suspension and working mechanical parts which may have trapped debris. Avoid using a high-pressure hose to further push mud into hard to reach components.
Spray a generous amount of Autoglym Engine & Machine Cleaner onto the underbody and agitate any stubborn build up with a stiff brush. After leaving the cleaner on for 5-10 mins simply hose all the dirt away.
Finish off by applying a layer of Autoglym Vinyl Rubber care to the wet surface and allow to dry, giving the area a protective coating.
Begin by high pressure hosing off any easy to remove mud from your wheels and tyres.
Use a wheel brush or sponge to agitate the cleaner, concentrating on any dirt-trapped areas Ė and donít forget the tyre wall.
Once the wheels are spotless, simply rise off the cleaner and let the wheels dry.
Once the wheels are dry, apply a coat of Autoglym Instant Tyre Dressing to bring back sheen to your tyres Ė by applying a tyre dressing you also make cleaning easier in the future.
Thoroughly hose bodywork to rinse away excess dirt as particles may scratch your paint while cleaning. Shake and pour 2-3 capfuls of Bodywork Shampoo Conditioner into a 10-litre bucket of water, washing from the roof down with a clean sponge or wash mitt at pace to avoid the shampoo drying. ItĎs important to rinse frequently into a clean bucket of water to avoid dirt buildup on your washing sponge or mitt.
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If you require car care advice or you're unsure on which Autoglym product to use for a specific task, please leave a comment below or head to Autoglym Australia for more information.