Why the oxidation? never had this with any other car chevy or othr

Asked by Nov 08, 2015 at 12:53 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

paint started to show little,oxidation in spring thid year, Now all at once it is
spreading like crazy

1 Answer

109,205

Car paint is not what it used to be due to government demands for low VOC's. If you leave the car out in the sun the paint will go bad. Use a good quality cleaner wax if the oxidation is mild or a rubbing compound if it is bad and then follow up with a good wax. If the clear coat is going bad there is little you can do about it except re- paint. Regular washing and waxing can keep your paint good for a lot longer!

Your Answer:

Chevrolet Cobalt Experts

  • #1
    munron
    Reputation
    1,330
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,040
  • #3
    MoGo
    Reputation
    1,000
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
462 Great Deals out of 51,430 listings starting at $1,975
Used Ford Focus
394 Great Deals out of 80,667 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Civic
352 Great Deals out of 49,702 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Impala
369 Great Deals out of 25,634 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Mustang
273 Great Deals out of 37,582 listings starting at $1,350
Used Toyota Corolla
592 Great Deals out of 66,412 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Charger
269 Great Deals out of 32,044 listings starting at $1,850
Used Honda Accord
540 Great Deals out of 103,313 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota Camry
739 Great Deals out of 72,888 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mazda MAZDA3
224 Great Deals out of 25,386 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima
704 Great Deals out of 67,065 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Civic Coupe
97 Great Deals out of 10,910 listings starting at $975

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.