Care of a body
The condition of a body of the car is extremely important factor at definition of a resale price of the car. Carrying out of repair work on restoration of the damaged or started elements of a body is much more difficult and more expensive, than repair of mechanical elements. The latent areas of a body, such as wheel arches, longerons and a motor compartment, also require leaving though do not demand the same attention, as other elements of a body.
Once a year or each 20 000 km of run it is desirable to clear internal surfaces of a body ferry. After removal of all traces of a dirt, oil and surface greasing it is possible to examine on presence of traces of corrosion, damage of brake pipelines, deterioration of isolation of electroconducting, damage of cables of a drive of lay brake system and other malfunctions. On termination of the given work it is necessary to grease elements of a forward suspension bracket.
Simultaneously spend steam cleaning or washing by degreasing structure of external surfaces of the engine and a motor compartment.
The steadfast attention should be given to arches of wheels as the sheeting can separate from internal surfaces, and taking off of a protector of wheels small stones and sand will cause damage of a paint and varnish covering and, as consequence, corrosion development кузовных panels. At detection of traces of corrosion the damaged surfaces should be smoothed out to pure metal, and a surface to cover with an anticorrosive paint.
The body sink should be carried out about once a week. Carefully moisten surfaces of a body of the car for a softening of a dirt which then wash off a soft sponge or a strong stream of water. Careless removal of the stuck dirt is fraught with damage of an external paint coat.
The tar or asphalt stains getting on a body with разогретого of a road covering, it is necessary to delete by means of the rags moistened in solvent.
Time in half a year rub a body and the chromeplated elements of furnish with wax. Remember that at use of cleaners for cleaning of the chromeplated surfaces together with corrosion traces will act in film also and a part of a chromic covering, therefore try to apply such solutions not too often.
Care of salon
Care of panels of furnish of the salon, made of polymeric materials
It is not necessary to use for clearing of vinyl panels detergent powders, каустическую soda or cleaners on a petrol basis. For this purpose usual soap in a combination to warm water perfectly approaches. The eaten dirt well leaves a soft brush (with water and soap). Cleaning of vinyl panels is spent with the same frequency, as a sink of other surfaces of a body of the car. On termination of cleaning for prevention of oxidation and occurrence of cracks it is possible to cover panels with protective structures for rubber and plastic. The same structures can be applied to processing of sealants of doorways of a body, rubber hoses which often collapse under the influence of environment. These protective means suit also processing of tyres.
Care of an upholstery and salon rugs
Each three months remove rugs and clear internal panels of salon of the car
(In case of need this work can be spent and more often). For cleaning of a dust and dust, cleaning of rugs it is possible to use a rigid brush. After that rugs and an internal upholstery are necessary for vacuuming carefully, especially along seams and folds.
The eaten dirt can be removed from rugs by means of household or automobile shampoos in aerosol packing, following the instruction of the manufacturer; then vacuum rugs and tousle their rigid brush.
The most part of internal panels of salon is upholstered by vinyl, for care of such upholstery the set of special cleaners and shampoos is issued. Follow instructions of the manufacturer and, before to start global cleaning, test new structure on the latent site of an upholstery (for example, the bottom surface of pillows or bottom edges of backs of seats) for definition of ability of a cleaner to cause change of colouring of upholsteries.
After cleaning the vinyl upholstery should be processed protective structure.
Before processing of seats read the instruction to means — not all structures are suitable for processing of seats as do their too slippery.
Do not process protective structures a steering wheel.
The leather upholstery demands special leaving. To clean it it is necessary regularly with application of special cleaners. At all it is not necessary to try to remove stains from a leather upholstery spirit, gasoline, means for removal of a varnish from nails or solvent.
After cleaning regularly process a leather upholstery special conditioners (as a rule, they should be rubbed a soft cotton fabric). Do not try to process At all a leather wax for care of body panels.
Leaving the car on the sun, try to close something the shined sites of a leather upholstery of seats.