Tree Sap Removal from Car Exterior

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How can I remove tree sap from my car?

Tree Sap Removal from Car Exterior

To get tree sap off your car, you can try Goof Off (or a product similar to that), or WD40. Spray the product on the stain, rub, and rinse well. For a homemade treatment, try using mayonnaise in a similar fashion. You may want to test the product you choose in a hidden area to ensure that it won't harm the finish on your car.

   

Comments

5/27/2007 11:40:32 AM
Cole Divelbliss said:

the mayo worked well just rubbed it on and instantly it took off the sap. good tip


10/7/2007 2:38:39 PM
RON J said:

WD 40 WAS TOTALLY INEFFECTIVE, BUT A PRODUCT CALLED THE RIGHT STUFF ALLOWED ME TO SPRAY IT ON, LET IT SET FOR 15 SEC, AND WIPE IT OFF, AND IT WAS REALLY HAVE SAP.


11/6/2007 10:51:32 PM
Cathy said:

Tried this and it worked. I used Goo Gone. I did try it in a hidden area first. The sap came off the car finish did not I rinsed the area well and it looks great. Thanks for the tip!!!


11/8/2007 6:02:35 PM
RAY BROWN said:

DENATURED ALCOHOL, WORKS ON MAPLE AND MOST OTHER SAPS. LOW COST AND EASY. RAY


11/13/2008 4:26:14 PM
Timid Raven said:

We have Pine trees in our parking area. My Jeep was ruined, (I thought). I tried everything, even the mayo trick. The ONLY thing I got to work was the "Goof Off". Worked beautifully too. Make sure you rinse it good or it'll be smeary.


5/14/2009 3:07:43 PM
Cindy said:

I use rubbing alcohol on my car. Dab some on a papaer towel or soft cloth, place over tar for a minute or so and gently rub until it is gone. Works like a dream!


7/8/2009 9:09:59 PM
Diane said:

What about road tar on cars finish? is it the same as tree sap?


9/5/2009 6:03:10 PM
weze318 said:

I did't hav ae any of those products but I heard of using rubbing alcolhol on it and it takes the sap right off.Mine was on for about a month and I had no trouble taking it off.


8/22/2011 8:54:04 AM
Rhonda said:

excellent and well written




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