Here are some tips for preventing rust on your car from Scarboro Toyota - a Toyota dealer in Perth.
Rust is one of the biggest enemies your car will ever have to face. Capable of causing major cosmetic and structural damage, rust is something you want to keep away from your vehicle at all costs, so be sure you follow all the necessary steps to prevent it from appearing.
To look after your car you need to make sure you wash it frequently, at least once every two weeks, rising to once a week if you live near the ocean or the conditions are wet and the roads salted.
Salt speeds up the rusting process, so you need to be extra vigilant for spotting the first signs of a problem. To help protect your car, you can also spray your car with a suitable rust-protecting lubricant or have a professional coat the car in a special paint.
Be sure to always carefully clean and spray a car if you know it is going to be inactive for long periods and you could also consider covering your car with a specially made cover.
You should also wax your car at least three times a year and check the inside of your car too, as it’s possible that spilled liquids can cause rust inside the car. Every time you clean, wax or spray your car, spend a few extra minutes looking for any cracks, scratches or chips, as these could provide rust with an opportunity to take hold.
If you need spare parts to replace rusted sections of your Toyota, Perth-based car dealer Scarboro Toyota could help. Call 08 6555 0952 to find out if they have the parts you need, or hear about the wide range of new and used vehicles they offer.