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Cleaning Tar From Your Car

What can I use to remove tar from the outside door panels of my automobile?

By Joan from Russellville, AR

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September 19, 20101 found this helpful
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I use kerosene. Put a little on a rag and gently rub the places where there is tar and it will disolve and come off with no harm to the paint.

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September 26, 20160 found this helpful

I used coconut oil. It worked well. Apply it with your fingers. After 30 s wipe it off with a clean cloth. At low temperatures it forms a solid film, but it is easy to remove, as the heat from your fingers makes it melt.

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June 2, 20170 found this helpful

come on.. that will kill the paint on yr car.

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September 16, 20100 found this helpful

Don't know of any "home" things other than maybe kerosene. They used to sell a tar remover at local automotive stores like PepBoys, Hi Gear and Advanced Auto. they probably still due and the stuff worked great. At least it did back in '95. It was called Tar and Bug Remover.

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September 18, 20100 found this helpful

WD 40.

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September 18, 20100 found this helpful

Use Goo-gone. You can purchase it at Wal-Mart.

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October 26, 20160 found this helpful

Kerosene on a soft rag. Did the trick so easily.

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