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Bill Validator Maintenance

Bill Validators require preventive maintenance to keep them performing properly. The bill path can become contaminated from dirty bills, dust, moisture, or other foreign matter. It is recommended to clean your validators periodically, depending on the amount of use [...]

September 27th, 2016|Tech Tip Center|

Maintaining a High-Pressure Water Pump

Preventing cavitation is good for your car wash’s water pump – and helps you get the most out of your car wash equipment. Cavitation decreases a water pump’s output due to the combination of liquid [...]

August 24th, 2016|Tech Tip Center|

Maintaining Car Wash Blow Dryers

Car wash maintenance should include checking your blow dryers and their motors on a regular basis to keep them performing at optimum levels. Stress Cracks:  Visually inspect each motor and fan, and look for visible stress [...]

July 28th, 2016|Tech Tip Center|

Work Smart: Efficient Use of Your Dealership’s Automatic Car Wash

Automatic car wash systems, when equipped with bay dryers, usually take 3 to 5 minutes to wash and blow dry a vehicle. During this time period, the porters at Frank Leta Acura in St. Louis, MO, begin the [...]

July 19th, 2016|Tech Tip Center|

Inspecting Car Wash Presoak Chemistry

If your car wash presoak is not performing as expected, inspecting your car wash presoak chemistry for water softness, foot valve leakage, and alkalinity level. 1) Ensure the water softener is working properly. Check water hardness. Water softeners [...]

June 28th, 2016|Tech Tip Center|

How Often Should Cars Be Waxed?

Your customers may be wondering this as well as if your car wash conditioners are safe for repeated use on their vehicles.  As a general rule of thumb, here are recommendations on how often [...]

June 22nd, 2016|Tech Tip Center|