Four Steps for Protecting Your Car from Rust
Why is this? Many transportation experts blame the new generation of road de-icing chemicals, particularly magnesium chloride. This compound forms a crystalline film on the body and the windows of vehicles that is difficult to wash off. “MagChlor” draws moisture from the air and the residue on the vehicle becomes actively corrosive at humidity rates below 25 percent. Adding to the threat is the fact that many government entities use magnesium chloride for dust control on dirt and gravel roads. For many vehicles exposed to a range of driving conditions, magnesium chloride can be a year-round problem, not just a seasonal one.
Fortunately, rust/corrosion prevention is still possible. By following a regular program of corrosion prevention coating, anti-corrosion spray, and other maintenance, you can keep your car in excellent condition. Here’s how: