It is well known that WD-40 has over 2000 uses all around the home and garden, but did you know you can use WD-40 to help maintain and improve the performance of your car? From cleaning to carrying out vital jobs WD-40 is always there to help out with car maintenance work.

Here are a couple of tips and hacks from WD-40 to help you get started with car maintenance…

Basic Car Maintenance Tips

Remove Dirt From Car Engine Covers Using WD-40

Dirt, dust, and grime can accumulate on car engine covers over time. WD-40® Multi-Use Product protects metal from rust and corrosion, penetrates stuck parts, displaces moisture and lubricates almost anything…and so can be used to maintain car engine covers! Ensure the engine is off and cool and simply spray WD-40® Multi-Use Product on a clean, soft cloth and rub over the engine. This will remove the build up of dirt as well as protect it from rust.

Car Maintenance With WD-40

Improving Spark-plug Connectivity Using WD-40

Dirt and Dust can build up around your spark plugs over time, this can effect their performance. It’s important to keep them clean and free from water – this is where WD-40 can come in handy! WD-40 can be used to drive moisture away from spark plugs and remove any unwanted build up. Using WD-40 Flexi Straw is a great choice, allowing for greater precision in application.

Car Maintenance With WD-40


These are only a few of the ways WD-40 can be used for car maintenance, learn how to remove scuff marks, stop doors from squeaking and protect locks from freezing, all with WD-40’s help! We’ve got plenty of information on ways to carry out car maintenance including pieces on cleaning bugs off your car! If your more of a motorbike fan then there are plenty of ways WD-40 can be used for motorbike maintenance too with our specialist motorbike range!