2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5 — Owner's Manual – Page #363

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Model: 2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5
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Care
and
cleaning
Care
and
cleaning
General
information
Regular,
proper
care
helps
to
maintain
your
vehi-
cle's
value.
It
can
also
be
a
requirement
when
submitting
warranty
claims
for
corrosion
damage
and
paint
defects
on
the
body.
The
required
cleaning
and
care
products
can
be
obtained
from
an
authorized
Audi
dealer
or
au-
thorized
Service
Facility.
Read
and
follow
the
in-
structions
for
use
on
the
packaging.
ZA
WARNING
Using
cleaning
and
care
products
incorrectly
can
be
dangerous
to
your
health.
Always
store
cleaning
and
care
products
out
of
reach
of
children
to
reduce
the
risk
of
poi-
soning.
@
For
the
sake
of
the
environment
Purchase
environmentally-friendly
cleaning
products
if
possible.
Do
not
dispose
of
cleaning
and
care
prod-
ucts
with
household
trash.
Car
washes
The
longer
that
deposits
such
as
insects,
bird
droppings,
tree
sap
or
road
salt
remain
on
the
ve-
hicle,
the
more
the
surface
can
be
damaged.
High
temperatures
such
as
those
caused
by
sunlight
increase
the
damaging
effect.
Before
washing,
rinse
off
heavy
deposits
with
plenty
of
water.
Stubborn
deposits
such
as
bird
droppings
or
tree
sap
are
best
removed
with
plenty
of
water
anda
microfiber
cloth.
Also,
wash
the
underside
of
your
vehicle
once
road
salt
stops being
used
for
the
season.
Pressure
washers
When
washing
your
vehicle
with
a
pressure
wash-
er,
always
follow
the
operating
instructions
pro-
vided
with
the
pressure
washer.
This
is
especially
important
in
regard
to
the
pressure
and
spraying
distance.
Do
not
aim
the
spray
directly
at
the
seals
on
the
side
windows,
doors,
lids
or
the
sun-
roof*
or
at
tires,
rubber
hoses,
insulating
materi-
al,
sensors*
or
camera
lenses*.
Keep
a
distance
of
at
least 16
in
(40
cm).
Plug-in
hybrid
drive:
Do
not
direct
the
washer
stream toward
the
wall
mount
clip*.
Do
not
remove
snow
and
ice
with
a
pressure
washer.
Never
use
cone
nozzles
or
high
pressure
nozzles.
The
water
temperature
must
not
be
above
140
°F
(60
°C).
Automatic
car
wash
Spray
off
the
vehicle
before
washing.
Make
sure
that
the
windows
and
roof*
are
closed
and
the
windshield
wipers
are
off.
Follow
instruc-
tions
from
the
car
wash
operator,
especially
if
there
are
accessories
attached
to
your
vehicle.
If
possible,
use
car
washes
that
do
not
have
brushes.
Washing
by
hand
Clean
the
vehicle
starting
from
the
top
and
work-
ing
downward
using
a
soft
sponge
or
cleaning
brush.
Use
solvent-free cleaning products.
Washing
vehicles
with
matte
finish
paint
by
hand
To
reduce
the
risk
of
damaging
the
paint
when
washing,
first
remove
dust
and
large
particles
from
your
vehicle.
Insects,
grease
spots,
and
fin-
gerprints
are
best
removed
with
a
special
cleaner
for
matte
finish
paint.
Apply
the
product
using
a
microfiber
cloth.
To
re-
duce
the
risk
of
damaging
the
paint
surface,
do
not
use too
much
pressure.
Rinse
the
vehicle
thoroughly
with
water.
Then
clean
using
a
neutral
shampoo
and
a soft
micro-
fiber
cloth.
Rinse
the
vehicle
thoroughly
again
and
let
it
air
dry.
Remove
any
water
residue
using
a
chamois.
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