chrome/aluminum polish. Coated alu-
minum should be washed with a mild
neutral detergent and finished with a
spray polish. Aluminum wheels, both
painted and unpainted can be cleaned
with special non-acid based wheel
Leather, Vinyl, and Rubber
If your vehicle has leather accesso-
ries, special care must be taken. Use a
leather cleaner/treatment to clean and
care for leather accessories. Washing
leather parts with detergent and water
will damage them, shortening their life.
Vinyl parts should be washed with
the rest of the vehicle, then treated with
a vinyl treatment.
The sidewalls of tires and other rub-
ber components should be treated with
a rubber protectant to help prolong
their useful life.
MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Where to be Careful
Avoid spraying water with any great
force near the following places.
Disc brake master cylinder and cali-
Under the seat - if water gets into the
fuse box or battery, it can ground out
the spark. When this happens the
vehicle will not operate properly and
the affected parts must be wiped dry.
Coin operated, high pressure
spray washers are not recom-
mended. Water may be forced in-
failure from rust and corrosion.
Some soaps are highly alkaline
and may leave a residue or cause