Learn How To Clean and Disinfect Your Car to Reduce the Risk of Coronavirus

By Product Expert | Posted in F.A.Q., How To, Tips and Tricks on Friday, March 27th, 2020 at 3:03 pm
Close Up of Woman Using a Yellow Rag to Clean a Car Interior

How To Clean and Disinfect the Inside of Your Car 

Did you know that the average American spends 51.1 minutes in their car each day? That translates to a lot of germs inside your Mercedes-Benz C-Class and with the threat of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – it is important to know how to clean and disinfect the inside of your car. With a few quick tips and tricks, you can disinfect the inside of your car and reduce the risk of Coronavirus.  


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What Should You Use to Clean and Disinfect Your Car? 

When you prepare to clean and disinfect the interior of your BMW 3 Series, it is important to use the right cleaning products. Use the wrong product and you could do some serious damage to the interior of your automotive pride and joy. Disinfectant wipes are quick, easy and will kill any Coronavirus germs in your vehicle. If you cannot get your hands on any disinfectant wipes, soap and hot water will do the trick and will not damage the interior of your car. Do not use bleach or solvents – they will damage fabric and electronics.    

What Parts of Your Car Do You Need to Clean?  

How much time do you spend in your car each day? Think about how many parts of your vehicle you touch day in and day out – door handles, gear shifter, touchscreens and more. To reduce the risk of Coronavirus in your car, it is important to clean and disinfect any high-touch areas. Do not forget any areas that your children might touch all the time and do not forget to wash your hands. Here is a list of high-touch areas that you need to clean and disinfect.

  • Interior and Exterior Door Handles 
  • Touchscreen Displays 
  • Steering Wheel 
  • Front and Rear Seats 
  • Turn Signals 
  • Climate Controls 
  • Audio Controls 
  • Push-Button Start 
  • Center Console 
  • Mirrors 
  • Lock Buttons 
  • Window Buttons 
  • Seatbelts and Buckles 

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Reduce the risk of COVID-19 with this quick guide created by Autos of Dallas that highlights how to clean and disinfect the inside of your car. Dallas-area families in need of a reliable vehicle can visit the Autos of Dallas inventory today to find their dream car at a dream price. Remember to stay safe and take care of each other!