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Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/25/2013

Tips for Protecting Your Paint Job

Whenever your car leaves the garage, dirt, insects, bird droppings and the sun's ultraviolet rays conspire to gradually take the shine off the spectacular paint job that first drew your eye. More importantly, they invite an even greater enemy than a dulled sparkle: rust. To help you remove all that grime, brush up on our recommendations for promptly and properly washing your car.

By Cars.com  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/25/2013

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