How do you clean car wheel arches, or wheel wells?

What should I use to clean my car's wheel arches? Mine are so dirty, but I have no idea where to start.

“To clean your car’s wheel arches (aka wheel wells), start by spraying off larger chunks of dirt with a hose or pressure washer.
After that, follow these steps to clean dirty wheel wells thoroughly:
  • Apply a decent amount of all-purpose cleaner, body solvent, or degreaser.
  • Wait several minutes, then agitate the area with a soft-bristled brush.
  • Use a rag to wipe down the arches. (Avoid using the rag elsewhere. It’s going to be filthy.)
  • Hose off the excess soap and dirt, and you’re done!
Props to you for washing your car regularly. Coupled with a basic car maintenance schedule, this will keep your vehicle in like-new condition and maintain its retail value.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Sep 13, 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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