Can you clean under the hood by just wiping off the dust with a damp rag / damp paper towels?

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  • Barry
    Lv 6
    1 month ago
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    WD40 would do a much better job as most of the grime will be oily. Wear rubber gloves and use a cloth after spraying. WD40 will protect the ignition wiring too.

  • 1 month ago

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I guess so. But, I just go to a do-it-yourself car wash & use the wand. Saves time & energy.

  • hart
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    with water on a warm engine 

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I guess so. But, I just go to a do-it-yourself car wash & use the wand. Saves time & energy.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Yes you can. But I have yet to see a car that is just dust.  Most are oily and black and dead cat pieces(the meow type).  I use the WAND  at the car wash AND PUT IT ON HOT SOAP AND WATER AND BLAST AWAY.  No rinse is necessary as the soap is minimal at the best car washes. I wash the air cleaner and the distributor and the sides of the engine and the oil pan underneath...and blast the radiator too.  Just like driving through a rain storm.  I can do this while wearing good Sunday clothes.

  • 1 month ago

    You'd do just as well with a compressed air hose and nozzle. Oil and grease makes dirt stick too firmly for just a damp rag to clear off. Try your luck. It's better to use the products intended for that area's cleaning.

  • 1 month ago

    You can,  it wont be the best clean but it will be better than nothing.

  • Jay P
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    If it's only dust/dirt on there, yes.  But if it's oily residue, no...

  • 1 month ago

    That depends largely on what you are trying to clean off.

  • 1 month ago

    It will be cleaner, but you probably will not get into all the nooks and crannies.

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