I have the red/ black Smart Car. Has anyone had a problem with the black trim fading (door handle, mirrors, ect)? I have only had my Smart for 3 weeks. Sure will be a big disapointment if it continues to fade.

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Comment by Eleanor Rutan on April 15, 2009 at 9:16pm
Thanks for the information. It it will quit raining so I can wash it I will try it.
Comment by Lindsey Smith on April 15, 2009 at 7:30pm
I too have seen this happening on my smart car I recommend a product called "Mothers" Back to Black it's a automotive trim care product made just for these kinds of problems (soap residue,wax, oxidation) p.s. I should know I'm in the auto parts business!
Comment by Eleanor Rutan on April 15, 2009 at 4:30pm
Thanks for the information.
Comment by ssppxyz on April 15, 2009 at 10:56am
Try these....

www.pigspit.com

http://www.mothers.com/02_products/06108.html
Comment by Eleanor Rutan on April 15, 2009 at 10:39am
Thanks for the information
Comment by Connie and Tim Fellows on April 15, 2009 at 8:59am
Hi Eleanor,
I use Armor All to clean the exterior trim and rubber floor mats. Just spray onto a rag and wipe onto the trim. If you get some on the paint, it buffs off like any other wax product.
Comment by Rich H on April 14, 2009 at 5:23pm
I had this too. A good cleaning with a toothbrush and soupy water cures this.
Comment by Eleanor Rutan on April 14, 2009 at 1:12pm
Thanks for all the infomation
Comment by Ron Bittenbender on April 14, 2009 at 1:08pm
There are several types of auto products out for the black parts of the car , bumper and other places.
I have about 12,000 miles on my Smart and am just waiting for Spring to reach Wyoming so I can clean the black parts. a lot of tire shine products also work very well on the black plastic on the car.
Comment by tommyk on April 14, 2009 at 9:01am
yeah most times that's the wax from when you wax the car don get any wax on thoes parts

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