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    Salaam.
    Since January I am driving a Prius and over the months dust has accumulated on the engine. My car gets washed and detailed at home and pressure water is a big NO for a Hybrid, though I saw many Prius getting their engines washed with pressure water.
    Kindly suggest me how and with which products can I clean and detail the engine of my car?


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    Steam wash would be more appropriate for your problem. Contact any local car wash for steam wash.
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    wash with pressured air with steam

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    Where is steam wash in Islamabad? Any idea?


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    I guess just air pressure and damp cloth cleaning (till as far as possible) wouldnt be bad either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by husnainkhan View Post
    I guess just air pressure and damp cloth cleaning (till as far as possible) wouldnt be bad either.
    The electronics freak me out. One mistake and the car can become a barbecue grill in no time.


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    Why do you want to clean engine bay? I'd say leave it as it is. It's a very sensitive car. One mistake can destroy the electronic system.
    Still if you want to clean it, clean it by yourself with the help of apc and engine degrease etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sk_KingpiN View Post
    Why do you want to clean engine bay? I'd say leave it as it is. It's a very sensitive car. One mistake can destroy the electronic system.
    Still if you want to clean it, clean it by yourself with the help of apc and engine degrease etc.

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    As you know our environment is very dusty and my car is a daily runner so dust has accumulated over the engine. A clean engine always looks good but not the pressure water washed one. Do you know of any detailing products that can be used?


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    Yes. Also due to metro these days.
    All purpose cleaner and engine degrease.
    Contact ahmad yar bhai for products as he will guide you best. Better watch tutorials on YouTube before cleaning engine bay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sk_KingpiN View Post
    Yes. Also due to metro these days.
    All purpose cleaner and engine degrease.
    Contact ahmad yar bhai for products as he will guide you best. Better watch tutorials on YouTube before cleaning engine bay.

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    I live in I-8 and my daily route is via I-9 to my uni NUST H-12, have been a victim of this menace for several months now, started a short while after I bought this car :/


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