When it comes to wash your car, many think it is so easy. In fact, there is no technology to wash your car. However, there are still many positions that need to care, if not, it may damage the vehicle. As to where has been damaged, you can use a OBD diagnostic tool for a complete checking. Here, let’s talk about the errors that need to be avoided to wash your car in hot summer.

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Error 1: Wash with the Washing Powder

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The first that need to avoid is the choosing of the detergent. Many car owners tend to not buy the professional car cleaners, while instead it with daily cleaning supplies. Actually, it is a very bad habit. Because, the PH value of these daily cleaning supplies is different, and has big corrosivity for the paint of the car surface.

Error 2: Spray Directly with Water Torch or Wipe with Dishcloth

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For many car owners, they tend to wash their car with the water torch at first, and then wash it slowly, which in fact is a wrong method. Because, after a period of time driving, there will be dust or small particles on the surface of the car. If not wash them with clean water before washing tour car, while directly spray it with the high pressure water torch or wipe it with dishcloth, these dust and small particles will do "friction movement" on the surface of your car paint, and damage the paint of the car body.

Error 3: Wash under Strong Sunshine

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Why you shouldn’t wash your car under strong sunshine, it is because after your car has been on exposure, it will damage the car paint if pour cold water to it. Moreover, washing under strong sunshine, the water of your car will form into the effect of convex lens, and make the top level of the car paint produce local high temperature phenomenon, a long time later, the car paint will lose its luster. Therefore, if you want to wash your car in hot summer, you’d better choose where there is shelter or do it in the morning or evening when the weather is not so hot.

Error 4: Never Wash your car in Rainy Days

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In rainy season, many car owners tend to not wash their loved cars, for they think that it has been cleaned by water, so there is no need to wash it again. In fact, all these are incorrect thoughts. Because water is acidic, if not wash your car as soon as possible, the water will erode the paint or corrode the chassis of your car, as a result, it may vehicle fault. However, car paint is one of the most important parts to protect your car for a long time using, if damaged, your car life will be reduced. And except for the car chassis, there will ne other parts damaged by never washing your car in rainy days. If not sure, we suggest you to use a king of Launch Diagnostic Tools, such as the Launch X431 Diagun III Auto Diagnostic or Launch X431 V+ Pro3 for do a full checking for your car.

Error 5: Wash Frequently

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As we know, there is no benefit of too much of a good thing, so as washing the car. If washing your car too frequently, it will lead to dim paint and lose luster. As to the car washing circle, usually we suggest once a week, which is sure to be more appropriate.