Winter – no reason to go on a dirty car

As, perhaps, it would be great to ride every day for smooth, radiant immaculate cleanliness road. Alas, such a road surface can only dream of, and have to maintain the car in the cruel reality. Dirt we lack not only in summer but also in winter. Snow, sprinkled liberally travel agents, salt, sand, active forms a layer of dirt on the machine that causes damage to the paintwork. As a result, local pollution can change color or appear milky spots. Concern for the health of the car, and also the desire to have a presentable appearance just kick you to the sink.

Washing in winter

Washing in winter

Once winter outside, and the car is already screaming about the need regular cleaning, simply recall the main problems that can overtake after washing in freezing temperatures, and try to avoid them.

Frozen locks
Moisture from the locks must be carefully removed, otherwise the mechanism covered with a crust of ice and refuses to work. Larvae locks and locks after washing themselves need to blow. If such trouble yet overtaken have sprayed on the mechanism of WD-40, and then lock “design”.

Adherent seals
In the case of adhesion seals you can break them or break off the handle when opening the door. After washing, carefully wipe the gums and, ideally, cover them with silicone grease. If the door still primerzli not try otogreet hot water, head straight to a warm garage.

Primerzshaya fuel cap
If the purge after washing you forget to open the fuel cap is not allowed to dry cork, prepare for freezing flap and cork. Unpleasant surprise at the gas station. Here are just a help hot water, just do not bring it to the boil, or traditionally warm box.

Washing in winter

Washing in winter

Handbrake rear wheels – the frozen shoes
Cloth to dry the discs or drums you will not help. Out there – get behind the wheel, car accelerates to 80 km/h and it dramatically slows to 30 km/h. Repeat this procedure up to 4 times – in the process of discs and drums warmed up, and the moisture evaporates from the surface. When primerzli pads yet, but it can happen easily with a sharp temperature storage street car to choose from, you can use hot water or rock the car back and forth.

Common recommendations include advice to make sure that at the sink all your locks, mirrors, gum, jams were thoroughly purged. Do not hesitate to point to this point Autowasherman otherwise earn a “bouquet” of the problems described above. Do not ignore as regular treatment seals and locks with silicone grease.