Subaru Forester: Using a warm water washer - Washing - Exterior care - Appearance care - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Using a warm water washer

- Keep a good distance of 12 in (30 cm) or more between the washer nozzle and the vehicle.

- Do not wash the same area continuously.

- If a stain will not come out easily, wash by hand. Some warm water washers are of the high temperature, high pressure type, and they can damage or deform the resin parts such as moldings, or cause water to leak into the vehicle.

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    Waxing and polishing
    Always wash and dry the vehicle before waxing and polishing. Use a good quality polish and wax and apply them according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Wax or polish when the painted su ...

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