Volvo S60 2002 Owner Manual

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2002 Volvo S60 2 0 0 2 VOLVO S60 Car care pg. 163 Car care Washing and cleaning the car 164 Paint touch up 166 pg. 164 Washing and cleaning the car Washing and cleaning the car The car should be washed at regular intervals since dirt, dust, insects and tar spots adhere to the paint and may cause damage. It is particularly important to wash the car frequently in the wintertime to prevent corrosion, when salt has been used on the roads. When washing the car, do not expose it to direct sunlight. Use lukewarm water to soften the dirt before you wash with a sponge, and plenty of water, to avoid scratching. Bird droppings: Remove from paintwork as soon as possible. Otherwise the finish may be permanently damaged. A detergent can be used to facilitate the softening of dirt and oil. A water-soluble grease solvent may be used in cases of sticky dirt. However, use a wash place equipped with a drainage separator. Dry the car with a clean chamois and remember to clean the drain holes in the doors and rocker panels. Tar spots can be removed with kerosene or tar remover after the car has been washed. A stiff-bristle brush and lukewarm soapy water can be used to clean the wiper blades. Frequent cleaning improves visibility considerably. Wash off the dirt from the underside (wheel housings, fenders, etc.). In areas of high industrial fallout, more frequent washing is recommended. CAUTION: During high pressure washing, the spray mouthpiece must never be closer to the vehicle than 13" (30 cm). Do not spray into the locks. When washing or steam cleaning the engine, avoid spraying water or steam directly on the electrical file:///K|/ownersdocs/2002/2002_S60/02s60_10.htm (1 of 5)12/30/2006 3:55:19 PM

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