DIY visual inspection for dummies

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by 2009Prius, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. That_Prius_Car

    That_Prius_Car Austin Kinser

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    Wheeling, Wv. Car was bought last summer in Johnstown, PA where it lived for 44,000 miles until I bought it.
     
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    Hmm, maybe a lot of salt in that area... I've used Tremclad rust reformer successfully. It's fairly inexpensive, you just have to make sure you give the surface several coats after you wire brush it good. Then top off with some Tremclad rust primer (red oil based primer) and watch to make sure it doesn't come back or get worse. A can of Rust reformer is only about six bucks, should be easy, though you might want to see if you can remove the plastic cover off to get to all of the surface. Good luck...
     
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    That_Prius_Car Austin Kinser

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    Thanks, I'll try that.
     
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    That_Prius_Car Austin Kinser

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    I'll also post detailed photos of it for you guys to see. Let me know if everything looks good. :)
     
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