Cleaning Vehicle Wheels And Tires With A Steam Cleaner

One of the dirtiest and often times most difficult area of a vehicle to clean is the wheels and tires. The wheels are tires are the primary collection areas for mud, dirt, brake fluid and tar. When the tires are dirty it can effect the way your vehicle comes into contact with the road so it is important to keep them as clean as possible. The use of a steam cleaner and green cleaning product will provide excellent results for the tires and be an environmentally friendly way to keep your vehicle looking new. The following easy to follow step by step instructions will have your wheels and tires looking brand new.

Items needed:

Tire brush


Soft cloth

Brake dust remover/tire cleaner(green earth technologies)

Vapor chief or other high pressured steam cleaner

Step 1: Do an inspection of all the tires and remove any loose debris such as rocks or gravel. While inspecting for loose debris, check to make sure the tire pressure is sufficient in each tire.

Step 2: Turn the pressure to the highest setting on the steam/vapor cleaner and spray wheels and tires to remove excess brake dust, dirt and debris.

Step 3: Spray the wheel, tire and wheel well with a good environmentally safe cleaner such as Brakedust Remover Wheel Cleaner available from Green Earth Technologies.

Step 4: Using the tire brush dip in water and gently wipe the tire to remove excess dirt or tar.

Step 5: Use the sponge to wipe away excess dirt and grime from the wheels.

Step 6: Set pressure on the steam cleaner to a medium setting and spray the entire area to remove all dirt, grime, tar and brake dust.

Step 7: Gently wipe wheel and tire with soft cloth to remove any excess water.

Repeat on each wheel and tire.

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