When it comes to car maintenance, many car owners think about engine and tires, and we completely ignore small wheels, but we must know that quality of wheels is related to quality of car. tires that are related to us Therefore, small wheel hub also needs our service, so if wheel hub is damaged due to our improper maintenance, how do we repair it? The following editor will introduce it to you.
Attention for daily wheel hub maintenance:
1. When temperature of wheel hub is high, it should be allowed to cool naturally before cleaning. Do not wash it with cold water, otherwise aluminum alloy wheel hub will be damaged and even brake disc. will be deformed and will affect braking effect. In addition, cleaning gold hub aluminum platform with high temperature detergent will cause a chemical reaction on surface of wheel hub, which will lose its luster and affect appearance.
2. If there is stubborn asphalt on wheel hub, if general cleaner does not help, try to remove it with a brush, but do not use a hard brush, especially a steel brush, because. not to damage surface of wheel hub. Some experts have introduced a folk recipe for asphalt removal: use a healing “activator oil” to apply it, which can give unexpected results.
Small scratches can be repaired by yourself:
First step: clean hub. We can use paint thinner to rub scar to remove dirt. The deepest part of scratch is difficult to remove dirt, then use a toothpick to clean it thoroughly. When cleaning, in order not to mistakenly paint over unnecessary parts, it is best to carefully apply adhesive tape around scar.
Second step: car owner spreads tip of brush and applies modified paint to damaged part of wheel hub, after paint dries, it sticks out a little for car owner to observe.
Third step: after main body of car has waited for finishing paint to dry completely, apply it with waterproof paper dipped in soapy water to make surface smooth. Then use compound to polish shine and wax it.
Step 4: If car owner finds deep scratches on wheel hub, he should see if metal surface is bare. Move tip of pen up a little, and then wait until paint is completely dry. If you find bare metal, it's best to replace it.