Jeep Liberty: Washing - Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion - Maintenance Procedures - Maintaining Your Vehicle - Jeep Liberty Owner's ManualJeep Liberty: Washing

• Wash your vehicle regularly. Always wash your vehicle in the shade using MOPAR CarWash or equivalent, or a mild car wash soap, and rinse the panels completely with clear water.

• If insects, tar, or other similar deposits have accumulated on your vehicle, use MOPAR Super Kleen Bug and Tar Remover or equivalent to remove.

• Use a high quality cleaner wax, such as MOPAR CleanerWax or equivalent, to remove road film, stains, and to protect your paint finish. Take care never to scratch the paint.

• Avoid using abrasive compounds and power buffing that may diminish the gloss or thin out the paint finish.

CAUTION!
• Do not use abrasive or strong cleaning materials such as steel wool or scouring powder, which will scratch metal and painted surfaces.

• Use of power washers exceeding 1,200 psi (8 274 kPa) can result in damage or removal of paint and decals.

    What Causes Corrosion?
    Corrosion is the result of deterioration or removal of paint and protective coatings from your vehicle. The most common causes are: • Road salt, dirt, and moisture accumulation. • Stone and ...

    Special Care
    • If you drive on salted or dusty roads or if you drive near the ocean, hose off the undercarriage at least once a month. • It is important that the drain holes in the lower edges of the do ...

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    Cautions & Notices
    CAUTION This is a warning against anything which may cause death or injury to people if the warning is ignored. You are informed about what you must or must not do in order to reduce the risk of in ...