When tree sap gets on your car it can be tricky to remove. You'll want to remove the sap without doing damage to the wax below it. This is a guide about removing tree sap from your car.
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Here are questions related to Removing Tree Sap from a Car.
How do you safely remove pine sap from cars without damaging the paint?
By Amanda from TX
By Mary  04/27/2011
We live in a pine grove in Maine - the pine tree state, so I have some experience with this... I find that Purell or a similar waterless hand cleaner works well.
Can anyone tell me how to safely remove tree sap from my car's finish?
By Claire from Chicago burbs
By Jackie 04/08/2011
If you have tree sap the best thing to do is not touch it and use a water hose to rince it off. I have tried everything also and found if you touch it, it sticks but if you rinse it with water it comes off very easy.
How do you get sap off a car?
By Lena C.
By Spacecase  04/09/2012
Use Baby oil and rub it until gone. I wouldn't use any chemicals as they can strip your clear coat/wax or paint right off. You could also try some ice and chip it off very carefully with a blade. I use the baby oil myself.
I have some tree sap on my car hood and would like to remove it. Any suggestions for doing so without ruining the paint?
By Rose from Malvern, PA
By lizzie doodle 10/11/2013
Tea Tree oil dissolves pine sap, spruce sap. It's safe enough to use as a mouth wash and will not harm your wax or paint. Find in a drug store or a health food store (better than mayo, butter, soda, cleaners).
How do I remove tree sap from my truck box liner/ I hauled a load of wood and now there's sap/pitch all over my liner.
By janghaj 07/08/2013
Turpentine or finger nail polish remover. Helped cut down a evergreen in my front yard. Gloves were sticky with sap, then was my gloves with hands still in them and it came right off. Used gardening gloves not leather ones
How can I remove the sap that has fallen on top of my car?
By Jesse B.
By Beth 01/30/2012
There is a product at the hardware store called "goo gone". Self explanatory.
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What is the best way to remove tree sap from a car without hurting the finish or the paint?
What works to remove pine sap that won't hurt the paint on your car?
By Big T
My son came home from school with his car covered with tree sap. It has dried on to a lacquer finish.
What is the best way to remove tree sap from an automobile?
Can tree sap eat through car paint? We have a tree that I cannot identify, a deciduous tree with pods.