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Old 27th November 2015, 13:54   #1
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DIY request from my side :

Maruti 800 : How to clean the inner portion of the highlighted area ?
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DIY request from my side :

Maruti 800 : How to clean the inner portion of the highlighted area ?

I'm guessing the easiest way to do that is using a pressure washer with some kind of de-greasing agent and a plastic brush with a thin stem, maybe the ones used to clean bottles?
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Thanks for the reply noelnelly.

Am also planning to open up the cover highlighted in Blue in the below picture. (I think) that it will further provide a larger outlet to get the stuck objects out.
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Am also planning to open up the cover highlighted in Blue in the below picture. (I think) that it will further provide a larger outlet to get the stuck objects out.
Why not get hold of an industrial blower and try blowing air into these vents to free out the debris?
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DIY request from my side :

Maruti 800 : How to clean the inner portion of the highlighted area ?
There are two ways to do the same. Switch to recirculation mode first.

1. If you have only dust accumulated-take hold of a high pressure washer or blower and blow everything.

2. If there is debris accumulated, open the fender lining and then wash it. IF size of debris is too big, you may open wiper link rod inspection window and clean it.

To all 800 owners-keep this area clean always. If the drains become clogged, it can cause rust damage. It is one of the many areas which is prone to rust.

Do let me know if you need any more details.

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