Many cars have one or more pieces of chrome-plated plastic on their exterior, whether it be on the grill or the hubcaps. Over time, the plastic chrome can become dingy or foggy. Thankfully, there is a quick fix using only a few cleaning materials.
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Things you need
- 5 cups all-purpose automobile cleaner
- 4 cups of warm water
- Soft toothbrush
- Lint-free cleaning cloth
Pour 5 cups of all-purpose automotive cleaner into the bucket. Add 4 cups of warm water.
Dip sponge into the water and cleanser solution. Completely saturate the area you wish to clean.
Scrub the affected area with the soft-bristled toothbrush, using small, circular motions.
Rinse the plastic chrome with clean water.
Dry and shine the plastic chrome using the lint-free cloth.
Tips and warnings
- Wear rubber gloves to prevent drying of the skin.
- Do not treat plastic chrome as if it were actual chrome, as most chrome cleaners are abrasive and will damage plastic.
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