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  • Engine Bay Cleaning

    Next time you are at your car, have a look under the hood and decide if your car needs an Engine bay cleaning #Carwash We stock a massive range of car care products. Pop past Randburg Midas and pick up all of the products you will need. The engine bay of a car is very often overlooked when it comes to cleaning as it may be considered a ‘non-essential’ and the fact that the vast majority of the time nobody can see under the bonnet or hood means that often little attention is paid to it compared with other areas. Cleaning your engine bay and keeping it clean should be considered though, for a number of important reasons. Your car’s engine bay contains a number of components that can become very dirty, very quickly due to the location of these parts and the nature of the things they do. Keeping your engine bay clean ensures that excess grease, oil and dirt is unable to build up and accumulate in and around important or sensitive parts. Components critical to the operation of your car will perform better and be more reliable if kept clean and maintained. Like washing your car, cleaning the engine bay helps you to ‘get to know it’ and that means that you can catch any potential problems earlier on before they have the chance to develop into something more serious. For example whilst cleaning your engine bay you will become aware of any loose plugs or connections, corroded contacts, worn or perished piping or fluid/oil leaks. All of these things can potentially lead to more serious and costly problems later on in your cars life if neglected and allowed to develop. There is also the important factor of resale value. Keeping your engine bay clean will almost certainly help with the resale value of your car and will be viewed by potential purchasers in good light, especially if other similar cars that have been viewed had dirty and neglected looking engine bays. A clean engine bay suggests that the rest of the vehicle has also been properly maintained and treated with care during its lifetime. Once your engine bay has had a thorough clean it should not need properly cleaning again for a good period of time. When regularly washing your vehicle you should dry off any excess water from the shuts and similar areas under the…

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