Ford Ranger Tonneau Cover
How Do You Maintain Your Ford Ranger Tonneau Cover
The Ford Ranger has been the Blue Oval's compact pick-up truck for years now. And much like the bigger Ford truck models, its utility has been widely appreciated all around the world. Its bed allows you to carry different kinds of equipment and load. However, you will soon realize that your truck could use an extra protection for the things placed on the bed. This is where the Ford Ranger tonneau cover comes to play. The panel protects the inside of the bed from the elements without affecting the form of the truck that owners love. While it may not be as spacious as a camper shell, the tonneau cover is still a practical accessory that can be used for protection and aesthetic purposes. Here are a few tips on how to maintain your Ford Ranger tonneau cover.
- Regularly look after the mounts and sealants, and address related issues.
Since your Ford Ranger tonneau cover is an aftermarket accessory, it has been designed to be mounted by drilling holes and using bolts to hold it. Likewise, sealant is used to prevent particles from going through the spaces in between the bed liner and tonneau cover. You might want to check if these areas still hold up. Retighten the bolts and add a new layer of sealant if needed.
- Wash your tonneau cover to rinse off dirt and loose particles.
When you drive out wherever, dust and other particles come in contact with your Ford Ranger. This is an inevitable situation. However, you can get rid of that light layer on your tonneau cover by spraying water on it. The pressure and the flow should be enough to shake off the loose materials from the surface. Don't forget to dry it after rinsing.
- Scrub the surface of your tonneau cover to get rid of stubborn dirt.
If you can't get rid of the dirt by just water alone, you should do some scrubbing. Get your favorite sponge or wash mitt and soak it in your car shampoo solution. Wring the excess liquid before you begin scrubbing. As you go about the tonneau, gently give it a scrub to clean the entire surface.