Seat Leon >> Waxing the car

Regular waxing protects the paintwork.

You need to apply wax to your car if water does not form small drops and run off the paintwork when it is clean.

Good quality hard wax is available from your Authorised Service Centre.

A good coat of wax helps to protects the paintwork from environmental contaminants. It is also effective in protecting against minor scratches.

Even if a wax solution is used regularly in the car wash, it is advisable to protect the paint with a coat of hard wax at least twice a year.

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    Polishing the paintwork
    Polishing brings back gloss to the paintwork. Polishing is only necessary if the paint has lost its shine, and the gloss cannot be brought back by applying wax. Polish can be obtained from your Au ...

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