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2000+ Uses

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From Gum and Crayon Removal to Preventing Rust and Loosening Stuck Parts.

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Removes tree sap.
Use it to keep pop-up auto lights operating smoothly.
Removes insects from front grill.
Shines and protects chrome.
Lubricates gas cap locks and levers.
  • Displaces moisture from spark plug wires
  • Displaces moisture from car wiring
  • Drives moisture out of trunk locks
  • Drives moisture from DC auto batteries
  • Drives moisture from electrical wiring in cars
  • Drives moisture from front struts
  • Drives moisture from convertible top hinges
  • Drives moisture from flooded engine
  • Helps clean bilge areas
  • Drives moisture from ignition coils
  • Drives moisture from ignition distributors
  • Removes hydraulic fluid from Lear jets
  • Drives moisture from antenna connectors
  • Drives moisture from gyro compasses
  • Drives moisture from boat trailer lights
  • Buff out scuff marks on bumpers
  • Helps remove skid marks from cement
  • Gets gunk off steering wheel mechanism
  • Removes road debris from license plate
  • Cleans gummy buildup from steering wheels
  • Helps remove protective coverings from new cars
  • Removes melted gum from dashboards
  • Removes scuff marks from cars caused by shopping carts
  • Spray on suspension gaskets to resist deterioration
  • Spray on a rag and wipe steering wheel and gearshift knobs to keep them grease-free and grip-able
  • Removes carbon residue from spark plugs
  • Removes gum from floor mats
  • Cleans pin striping tape from car
  • Cleans ignition wires
  • Removes crayon from dashboard
  • Cleans sand from door joints
  • Cleans spare tire mount under pickup bed
  • Removes gum stuck in door locks
  • Use on swamp cooler to prevent burnout or seizing
  • Removes melted rubber from exhaust pipes
  • Removes crayon from vinyl surfaces
  • Removes debris stuck on floor mats
  • Prevents oxidation on battery connections
  • Removes pine tar from truck bed covers
  • Maintains interior
  • Spray on a rag and wipe window handles to keep them grease-free and grip-able
  • Removes leftover adhesive residue from tape that holds camper shells to vehicles
  • Protects cast iron brake rotors when storing vehicle
  • Prevents rust on outside of door panels
  • Fogs interior of vintage motorcycle mufflers during winter storage
  • Keeps car locks from freezing during winter
  • Helps protect rubber trunk molding
  • Prevents spray nozzles for windshield washers from freezing
  • Protects electrical connections in car/truck engines
  • Prevents antenna from freezing during winter
  • Removes dog slobber from dash and seats in vehicle
  • Cleans dirt from door latches
  • Keeps truck bed anchors rust free
  • Lubricates and cleans check-valves in pop-up headlights
  • Removes grit from windshield wipers
  • Keeps cable on spare tire rack from seizing
  • Cleans and protects brake shoe mechanisms
  • Cleans gunk from pistons
  • Helps remove window tint
  • Cleans dead insects from radiators
  • Cleans cup holders
  • Cleans and protects seat belt buckles
  • Helps remove wire rim wheels that are rusted to axle
  • Restores vintage door locks
  • Eases removal of stuck spark plugs from engine
  • Prevents rust on inside of door panels
  • Prevents rust on side trim
  • Helps remove hand prints from truck bodies
  • Removes wax from motor
  • Protects rubber gasket around the sunroof
  • Unfreezes car doors
  • Keeps winch cable lubricated and clean
  • Dissolves grease
  • Spray on aluminum cylinder heads to prevent galling and cross threading
  • Removes excess wax from rubber bumpers
  • Keeps asphalt from sticking to dump truck bed
  • Removes paint rub from another vehicle
  • Cleans and protects windshield wiper blades
  • Helps clean metal surfaces
  • Cleans water stains from outboard motor
  • Cleans transmission valve body paths
  • Cleans model T Jacks
  • Cleans valves on compressors
  • Prevents rust on swamp cooler nuts
  • Cleans ashtrays
  • Removes lipstick from carpet
  • Helps remove road salt from car locks
  • Keeps keys from rusting
  • Shines black rubber baseplates
  • Protects powder coated metal
  • Removes boot marks from deck of navy boat
  • Cleans and protects the plates of injection molding machines on windshield washer nozzles
  • Cleans gunk and compressor oil off pistons in solenoids
  • Protects vintage steam equipment on paddlewheel steam boats
  • Prevents corrosion of underwater connectors on Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV)
  • Coat transmission gears after etching to prevent rust
  • Prevents corrosion on console panel switches
  • Cleans and protects on-board machine and hand tools
  • Cleans and protects cables and connectors

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The uses of WD-40 described on this website were provided to WD-40 Company by end-users of the product, and do not constitute recommendations or suggestions for use of WD-40 by WD-40 Company. These uses, including the "Use of the Day," have not been tested by WD-40 Company. Consumers should exercise common sense whenever using WD-40. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the
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