Ford Escape: Washing the exterior
Wash your vehicle regularly with cool or lukewarm water and a neutral pH shampoo, such as Motorcraft Detail Wash (ZC-3-A), which is available from your authorized dealer.
вЂў Never use strong household detergents or soap, such as dish washing
or laundry liquid. These products can discolor and spot painted
вЂў Never wash a vehicle that is вЂњhot to the touchвЂќ or during exposure to strong, direct sunlight.
вЂў Always use a clean sponge or car wash mitt with plenty of water for best results.
вЂў Dry the vehicle with a chamois or soft terry cloth towel in order to eliminate water spotting.
вЂў It is especially important to wash the vehicle regularly during the winter months, as dirt and road salt are difficult to remove and cause damage to the vehicle.
вЂў Immediately remove items such as gasoline, diesel fuel, bird droppings and insect deposits because they can cause damage to the vehicleвЂ™s paintwork and trim over time. Use Motorcraft Bug and Tar Remover (ZC-42) which is available from your authorized dealer.
вЂў Remove any exterior accessories, such as antennas, before entering a car wash.
вЂў Suntan lotions and insect repellents can damage any painted surface; if these substances come in contact with your vehicle, wash off as soon as possible.
вЂў Wash the vehicle first, using cool or lukewarm water and a neutral pH
shampoo, such as Motorcraft Detail Wash (ZC-3-A).
вЂў Use Motorcraft Custom Bright Metal Cleaner (ZC-15), available from your authorized dealer. Apply the product as you would a wax to clean bumpers and other chrome parts; allow the cleaner to dry for a few minutes, then wipe off the haze with a clean, dry rag.
вЂў Never use abrasive materials such as steel wool or plastic pads as they can scratch the chrome surface.
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