Uses Of WD-40®

WD-40®, the blue and yellow can with 2000 confirmed uses – whether you need to clean a bike chain, stop those squeaky brakes or even remove a scuff from your brand-new car, the secret formula will no doubt be a solution to your DIY situation. Find out just some of the uses of WD-40 below.

Can you use WD-40 on bikes?

Yes, you can! WD-40 is a lubricant and degreaser, so it is perfect for your bike chain and bike parts.

So, what can WD-40 do for your bike? Here are the top ten bike uses:

  • Cleans bike chains
  • Protects bicycle chains
  • Prevents rust when sprayed on bike scratches
  • Cleans swing arms on dirt bikes
  • Shines bike tires
  • Lubricates locks on vehicle bike racks
  • Removes bike skid marks from driveways
  • Lubricates gears on exercise bikes
  • Lubricates gear sprockets on mountain bikes
  • Lubricates locks on vehicle bike racks

 Can you use WD-40 on cars?

 Of course! WD-40 can be used for multiple uses on cars. Find our top ten uses for cars below:

WD-40 car uses:

  • Helps remove protective coverings from new cars
  • Removes scuff marks from cars caused by shopping carts
  • Displaces moisture from car wiring
  • Cleans pin striping tape from car
  • Loosens rusted oxygen sensor in car exhaust pipe
  • Stops squeaks on car doors
  • Lubricates car door hinges
  • Keeps car locks from freezing during winter
  • Restores shine on classic cars
  • Shines car tires

 Can you use WD-40 around the home?

 WD-40 has lots of uses for around the house, from getting you and your children out of sticky situations, removing grease from clothes and keeping your home appliances running smoothly.

 WD-40 home uses:

  • Cleans and protects handcuffs
  • Cleans contaminated jewellery
  • Dissolves glues
  • Prevents rust on rabbit cages
  • Removes stains from hot tubs
  • Shines diamonds
  • Lubricates wheelchair axles
  • Keep beard trimmers working well and quietly

As you can see, WD-40 is a very versatile product that can help with a wide variety of situations. If it needs shining, protecting, greasing or lubricating, the brand is here to give you the most effective solution in your house or in your garage.

When in need, trust WD-40!

Want more uses? Why not check out our full list of 2000 WD-40 uses.


The uses shown and described for WD-40 Multi-Use Product were provided to WD-40 Company by the users themselves. These uses haven’t been tested by WD-40 Company and do not constitute a recommendation of suggestion for use by WD-40 Company. Common sense should be exercised whenever using WD-40 Company products. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the packaging.

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