How do I remove bugs and tar from car paint?

What's the best way to get tar and bugs off my car? I drove through a rural area in California and now the front of my car is covered.

Answer
“Caked on bug guts and road tar can be really pesky to remove.
If you’ve already tried using (a lot of) soapy water, you might need something a bit stronger.
Try WD-40. Spray it on the affected area to slowly dissolve the bugs and tar. Once you’ve let the WD-40 set, use a soft brush to scrub away the grime.
And don’t worry—it’s safe! WD-40 won’t ruin your paint job.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Aug 23, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.
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