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This is a discussion on Battery acid removal within the Exterior and Appearance forums, part of the Tutorials & DIY category; do you guys know a way to get battery acid off parts, like intake manifold and stuff?...

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    Battery acid removal

    do you guys know a way to get battery acid off parts, like intake manifold and stuff?

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    I actually just pressure sprayed mine at the car wash. It came right off. Just go to the carwash, switch on the soap, wash the whole car until the soap gets hot. Then you can spray your engine bay with HOT water and not have to worry about cracking anything because of the temperature shock.
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    Neutralize the acid with baking soda, and wash off with a hose or pressure washer.

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    mine has been on there for some time, i was thinking of sanding it off

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    Well if you haven't tried washing it off you should do that first. I got my car used and there was battery acid on there from who knows when. It looked ancient. The pressure hose took it right off. No sense in doing more work than needed, right?
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    should i do baking soda before spraying it off?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxraaca
    should i do baking soda before spraying it off?
    If the acid is old, the baking soda wont do any good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex
    Neutralize the acid with baking soda, and wash off with a hose or pressure washer.
    Yep.......

    Works when ya get that **** in your fingernails too!


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    Windex and a wire brush, or coke and a wire brush!

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