Effects of Acid Rain on Cars
Acid rain is the deposit of damaging toxins. These pollutants can be wet or dry. When the rain dries it leaves the acid. The acid rain stays on the car. Acid rain can cause damage to a vehicle. It corrodes paint and makes cars look dirtier. For the most part, acid rain damages the flat surfaces of a vehicle. These areas include the trunk, hood and roof.
Avoiding some of the worst acid rain will help save your car’s paint. Try and park your car in a covered area or a garage. Have your car regularly washed and hand dry it. Darker-colored cars will display wear sooner than a light-colored car. Some manufacturers use acid resistant paints. Clean your tires to avoid cracking from acid rain.
You might have acid rain buildup on your windows and windshield if it has a filmy look. Clean it with a vinegar and water mix. One cup of vinegar to one quart of water should do the trick. Hire a professional to have your paint cleaned up that has been exposed to acid rain. Gerber Collision and Glass would like you to keep your car acid free.