For most vehicle owners, a clean engine bay is a symbolism for “pride of ownership.” However, this is not the only reason for have an engine bay cleaning. This cleaning is in part, similar to our hand wash service because we consider this treatment as a form of preventative maintenance. After this treatment is completed, your mechanic may be able to discover potential problems before they develop into a more serious concern. For example, if your mechanic detected leaks while inspecting your vehicle, the cleaning may assist them in determining where the leak is coming from afterwards.
Furthermore, cleaning the engine bay prevents any excess grease, oil, and dirt to build up around important or sensitive components within the engine bay. Keeping these components clean through these proper procedures will ensure that your vehicle will remain more reliable in the future!
Engine Bay Cleaning Increases Resale Value
Although the engine bay of a car is very often overlooked when it comes to cleaning, it is one of the more important factors if the vehicle is ever up for sale. A professional engine bay cleaning will almost certainly help with the resale value of your vehicle when inspected by potential buyers! Even though these buyers may not always be mechanics themselves, a clean engine bay will suggest to them that the vehicle’s mechanics have been properly maintained and treated with exceptional care during its course of ownership.
When to Clean Your Engine, and How Often…
Autohaus Polishing recommends to have your engine bay cleaned if any of the following conditions apply:
- Shortly after your vehicle has received a “major” service
- You would like to determine a leak and where it’s coming from
- You are planning to sell your vehicle
- Your vehicle will be displayed in a car show
Unless your vehicle is driven in extreme conditions, our engine bay detailing will last for a good period of time! Contact Autohaus Polishing today to schedule your vehicle’s engine bay cleaning. Our IDA certified staff will treat your car just like it is one of our very own!