Ford Fusion: Cleaning the exterior - Vehicle care - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Cleaning the exterior

WARNING:

If you use a car wash with a waxingcycle, make sure that you removethe wax from the windscreen.

CAUTIONS:

Some car wash installations usewater at high pressure. This coulddamage certain parts of your vehicle.

Remove the aerial before using anautomatic car wash.

Switch the heater blower off toprevent contamination of the freshair filter.

We recommend that you wash yourvehicle with a sponge and lukewarmwater containing a car shampoo.

Cleaning the headlamps

CAUTIONS:

Do not scrape the headlamp lensesor use abrasives, alcoholic solventsor chemical solvents to clean them.

Do not wipe the headlamps whenthey are dry.

Cleaning the rear window

CAUTION:

Do not scrape the inside of the rearwindow or use abrasives or chemicalsolvents to clean it.

Use a clean, lint free cloth or a dampchamois leather to clean the inside of therear window.

Cleaning the chrome trim

CAUTION:

Do not use abrasives or chemicalsolvents. Use soapy water.

Body paintwork preservation

CAUTIONS:

Do not polish your vehicle in strongsunshine.

Do not allow polish to touch plasticsurfaces. It could be difficult toremove.

Do not apply polish to the windscreenor rear window. This could cause thewipers to become noisy and theymay not clear the window properly.

We recommend that you wax thepaintwork once or twice a year.

    Cleaning the interior
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