How soon after car has been repainted can I run it thru the car wash?

Asked by May 25, 2012 at 09:25 PM about the 2008 Suzuki XL-7 Limited

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Most autobody shops will say wait 1month to wash, 3 months to wax, as the paint has to cure. If you are taking it through a car wash, I'd say 3 months since they use abrasive brushes and wands.

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