Carpet Adhesive on Car Paint

Does anyone have any ideas how to remove carpet adhesive from the paint work of Car without ruining the colour and paint on the car? I was driving into a mall the other day when I ran over a can which turned out to be a aerosol can of carpet adhesive! It sprayed over the side of my car and now I'm wondering how to remove it! I immediately took it to the carwash which took some off, but a lot is still there. I would be very grateful, as a new paint job would be a headache.


LIAM from Dublin, Ireland

May 14, 20070 found this helpful

try goo be gone you can get it in hardware store and its a bit pricey 8-10 dollars for a bottle but it wont take off paint but it will take off adhesive.

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May 14, 20070 found this helpful

Try some WD40. Sounds crazy, but you'd be amazed at what that stuff can do.

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May 15, 20070 found this helpful

Thanks for the replies,i will try WD40 when i get home from work today,unfortunately you can't get Goo Be Gone here in Ireland,tho thanks for the suggestion

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July 1, 20070 found this helpful

Try White Spirit. Takes tar off with no harm to the paint

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August 3, 20070 found this helpful

go to a bodyshop and ask for wax and grease remover.

or, dupont product 3919, or 4105

never put wd40 on your car NEVER!!

or, use an eraser wheel.

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March 20, 20110 found this helpful

Easy trick use nail polish remover without acid tone ,just try it in a small area first . To make sure it dosen`t harm the painted area.

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November 14, 20150 found this helpful

Heat gun, a rag and WD 40. Someone glued my car. Some places 1/8 in. Heat it up and rub it, gone.

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