The quickest way to ruin any ceramic coated vehicle is to take it to one of those drive through car washes especially if it has brushes or those curtain looking mop type cleaning rags. Washing can interfere with the curing process.
I may be in the minority but i wash my car at least once a week.
Washing car that has ceramic coating. You must give both paint protection film and ceramic coating some time to completely cure on the vehicle. Touchless car washes are basically the manually operated public car wash that uses high pressure hoses to spray off the vehicle. The final recommended car washing technique for a car that has a ceramic coat is last on our list for a reason.
Even though most ceramic coatings will dry almost instantly they still need time to fully cure so harden and give off its maximal gloss shine. The heat can further reduce the durability of the ceramic coating or paint protection even though they have excellent resistance against them. To keep a coating performing at its optimal level you should be washing it regularly.
The soaps used are usually ph aggressive kind of like an industrial detergent. 1 keep on top of dirt and clean frequently just because you have a ceramic coating on a car doesn t mean you should clean it any less. Do not wash your car within 7 days of application.
If you re unable to complete the first or second method on this list this should be your last resort. These car washes can wreck a ceramic coating in a matter of seconds.