Any motor vehicle is subjected to abuse from industrial
fumes, corrosive road salts, etc. However, a well cared for Kubvan can look like new for
Your auto parts dealer carries a variety of car-care products suitable for use on your Kubvan. Before using any such product, be sure of its correct application.
Cleaning agents may be poisonous. Keep them out
of the reach of children.
Observe all caution labels.
Always read directions on the container before using any product.
Some chemical cleaners are concentrates which require dilution.
Do not use gasoline, kerosene, naphtha, nail polish remover or other volatile cleaning fluids. They may be toxic, flammable
or hazardous in other ways. Use spot removing fluids only in well ventilated areas.
Do not wash, wax or dry the vehicle with the engine running.
Do not clean the underside of chassis or fenders, without protecting your hands and arms. You may cut yourself on sharp-edged metal parts.
Moisture on brakes may affect braking efficiency. Test the brakes after each vehicle wash.
WASHING AND WAXING
The paint on the Kubvan is very durable but must be protected from losing its luster due to outside influences. Therefore, wash and wax your Kubvan often. The longer the dirt is left on the paint, the greater the risk of damaging the glossy finish, either by scratching if the dirt is rubbed into the paint, or simply by the chemical effect dirt particles have on painted surfaces.
Do notwashorwax in direct sunlight. Do not use hot water. Lukewarm to cool water is kinder to the paint.
Use plenty of water, a car-wash and wax solution, and a
soft sponge or hose brush. Begin byspraying water over the dry surface to remove all loose
dirt before applying the car-wash and wax solution. Use plenty of water to rinse the
vehicle off. Wipe everything dry with a chamois to avoid water spots.
To guard against corrosion from inside out, inspect all weatherstrips to make sure they do not allow water to enter between body panels.
Do not aim the water jet directly at doors. Tape key holes
to prevent water from seeping into lock cylinders. Water in lock cylinders should be
removed with compressed air. To prevent locks from freezing in the winter, squirt
glycerine or lock de-icer into lock cylinders.
Do not use any solution that can damage the body paint.
The underside of the vehicle picks up dirt and road salts used to keep streets and highways free of snow and ice. To guard against corrosion, it is important to remove mud, debris and