Best Detergent for Car Washing

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The worst detergent to use when washing your car is dishwashing detergent, hair shampoo or laundry detergent.  All of these detergents are designed to remove oil and grease from hair and textiles and will also remove oil and grease from the finish of your car.  If these detergents work well, they will also remove the car wax.  Brian C Mounts: How To Properly Wash And Wax A Car

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Never use dish soap, laundry detergent, shampoo, or any other household cleaners on your car. Although most “gentle” detergents will clean your car just fine without damaging the paint they still contain detergents that will 

If you want to really wash your car properly, Hemmings Daily has step by step instructions!

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When it comes to car wash soap, always use a product specifically formulated for this purpose, as dish detergents contain surfactants and other chemicals capable of stripping wax out of the paint’s surface. The same holds 




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