Ok, so you haven’t washed your car since disco was king. But you get your oil changed, replace old parts, and keep it running like new. So what’s the big deal? It’s just dirt right?

 

Well, a filthy car can be more than just smelly. It might actually be damaging your ride…and your wallet!

Dirt Can Hurt

 

One way or the other, your car’s going to get dirty. So what happens if you don’t wash it off (besides kids writing “Wash Me” on it)?

 

Dirt build up can act like sandpaper, wearing down and weakening the paint.

Dirt can mix with rain and other pollutants, etching paint right off.

Other things, like sap and bird droppings will ruin your paint even faster.

 

Why is Paint so Important?

 

The color of your car is a big deal. It might define your personality (lime green? Must be a

More… https://www.farmers.com/inner-circle/car-safety/consequences-of-not-cleaning-your-car/

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  1. Is the vehicle 4 Wheel Drive? if so does it work properly?
  2. Do you have a clean Carfax?
  3. Has it ever been repainted?
  4. Are there any signs of smoking or pets?
  5. Do all the windows and locks work?
  6. Do all of the lights, wipers and stereo work?
  7. Do the turn signals and cruise control work?

More…. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/nate-holzapfel/21-car-buying-questions-e_b_4939112.html