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If you drive on salted or dusty roads or if you drive
near the ocean, hose off the undercarriage at least once
It is important that the drain holes in the lower edges
of the doors, rocker panels and rear deck lid be kept
clear and open.
If you detect any stone chips or scratches in the paint,
touch them up immediately. The cost of such repairs is
considered the responsibility of the owner.
Use Mopar touch up paint on scratches or chips as
soon as possible. Your dealer has touch up paint to
match the color of your vehicle.
If your vehicle is damaged due to an accident or
similar cause which destroys the paint and protective
coating have your vehicle repaired as soon as possible.
The cost of such repairs is considered the responsibil-
ity of the owner.
Aluminum wheels should be cleaned regularly with
mild soap and water to prevent corrosion. To remove
heavy soil, select a non abrasive, non acidic cleaner. Do
not use scouring pads or metal polishes. Avoid auto-
matic car washes that use acidic solutions or harsh
brushes that may damage the wheels’ protective fin-
Your painted and chrome aluminum wheels should be
treated as you would treat the finish on your car.
Always use a soft non-abrasive cloth with a mild dish
washing soap and water when cleaning your wheels.
Never use scouring pads, steel wool or a bristle brush.
Never use cleaners that contain acid, oven cleaners or
any abrasive metal cleaner as they will cause perma-
nent staining and/or corrosion.
If you carry special cargo such as chemicals, fertilizers,
deicer salt, etc., be sure that such materials are well
packaged and sealed.
If a lot of driving is done on gravel roads, consider
mud or stone shields behind each wheel.
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