Rust is surely an utterly ruinous menace for any car. It tends to damage the bodywork & if not treated in time, would fast result in complete decay of the vehicle. Thus, you should make sure to stop rust in time. But how to know that rust has already attacked your car? Well, you have to keep check on the vehicle to detect signs of rusting.
Check for scratches & dents
You must check the car regularly to detect scratches & dents. If you find scratched car paint, leaving the exposed metal anywhere on the car, your vehicle has been surely attacked by the rusting bug. Do not delay to get proper rust treatment for the scratched area, the moment you find it, so that the rust does not get to spread.
Check your car underneath
Rusting does not only happen on the outer surface of the car, but it can also attack the car body underneath. Thus, a small check on scratches won’t give you adequate idea about your car’s vulnerability to corrosion. You must check under the car on a regular basis, more so during the cold days. If you find any small hole or bubbling or patches covered with red dust. These bubbles and patches are clear indication of rust formation under your car
It is wiser to invest in rust preventer products beforehand so that you can easily negate high chances of rust formation whether on or underneath the car. There are rust prevention sprays both for the enclosed and exposed areas of the vehicle.