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Washing underneath

D.E.

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Oct 12, 2016
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Ann Arbor, MI
I now live in a snow state, lots of salt slush on the roads. We're also on a dirt road.

I'd like to wash the salt slush and the mud off the underside of the car fairly frequently. I'm thinking of a garden sprinkler and sliding it under the car to wash underneath. Is there a better idea?
 

f3honda4me

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Feb 22, 2018
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Colgate, WI
I don’t think the battery pack is completely water tight based on a thread here where the car was salvaged due to water damage submerged and it definitely got into the battery. But a car wash shouldn’t cause an issue.
 

Electricious

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Feb 17, 2018
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Alpine, NJ
I don’t think the battery pack is completely water tight based on a thread here where the car was salvaged due to water damage submerged and it definitely got into the battery. But a car wash shouldn’t cause an issue.

How about the motor components? Would the warranty be honored for water damage to the motor?
 

SSonnentag

Rocket Scientist
Apr 11, 2017
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2,185
Arizona
Driving in the rain on wet roads puts water just about everywhere imaginable. I'd feel safe driving through car washes or parking over sprinklers.
 
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