152 MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
should be washed with a mild neu-
tral detergent and finished with a spray
polish. Aluminum wheels, both painted
and unpainted can be cleaned with
special non-acid based wheel spray
Leather, Vinyl, and Rubber
If your vehicle has leather acces-
sories, special c are must be taken.
Use a leather cleaner/treatment to
clean and care for leather accessories.
Washing leather parts with detergent
and water will damage them, shorten-
ing their life.
Vinyl parts should be washed with the
rest of the vehicle, then treated with a
The sidewalls of tires and other rub-
ber components should be treated with
a rubber protectant to help prolong their
Where to be Careful
Avoid spraying water with any great
force near the following places.
Disc brake master cylinder and
Under the seat and fuel tank - if water
gets into the fuse box or battery, it
can ground out the spark. When this
happens the vehicle will not operate
properly and the affected parts must
be wiped dry.