Most common causes of corrosion

The most common causes of corrosion are:

1. The accumulation of moisture retaining dirt and debris in body panel sections, cavities, and other areas.

2. Damage to paint and other protective coatings caused by gravel and stone chips or minor accidents.

Corrosion is accelerated on the vehicle when:

1. It is exposed to road salt or dust control chemicals, or used in coastal areas where there is more salt in the air, or in areas where there is considerable industrial pollution.

2. It is driven in areas of high humidity, especially when temperatures range just above freezing.

3. Dampness in certain parts of the vehicle remains for a long time, even though other parts of the vehicle may be dry.

4. High temperatures will cause corrosion to parts of the vehicle which cannot dry quickly due to lack of proper ventilation.

    See also:

    Initialization of power window
    If the vehicles battery is disconnected due to situations such as battery or fuse replacement, the following functions are deactivated. ● One-touch auto up/down function ● Anti-entrap ...

    Air conditioner button
    The air conditioner operates only when the engine is running. Press the air conditioner button while the fan is in operation to turn on the air conditioner. The indicator light will illuminate. ...

    Maintenance schedule
    The scheduled maintenance items required to be serviced at regular intervals are shown in the Warranty and Maintenance Booklet. For details about your maintenance schedule, read the separate War ...