Areas on your car often neglected when caring for your vehicle are the wheel arches and underbody. Ignoring these areas when inspecting and care for your can rust in costly avoidable bills for in rusting and corrosion. Rust, corrosion, and holes in these areas can happen for various reasons like salted roads, loose chipping, build up of muck and dirt from roads, build up of pollutants and so on. This is easily avoidable and here are some things you can do.
- Fit mud flaps and make sure your wing liners are in good condition.
- When washing your car make sure to give some extra attention to washing the wheel arches and under body.
- Apply a protective film to wheel arches and the under body. There are several different types of sealers and spay guards to help protect these areas.
- Have your under body checked every year or two for rust and corrosion. We usually see NCT fails on even newer cars for rust and corrosion.