Can a Pickup Truck Use a Car Wash?

When it comes to washing your pickup truck, the first question that comes to mind is: ‘Can a Pickup Truck Use a Car Wash?’ The answer is yes – however, there are a few things you’ll need to consider and keep in mind in order to ensure a successful and safe wash.

Pickup trucks are usually larger than an average car, so there can be some difficulty fitting them into certain car washes. Before attempting to use one, make sure to check the height and width of any car wash you plan on using. Most truck owners will find that a touchless car wash is the most suitable option as it allows more space for vehicles of different shapes and sizes.

Once you’ve found an appropriate car wash for your pickup truck, make sure that all accessories such as exhaust stacks or bed liners are securely fastened before entering the tunnel.

When moving through the wash it’s important not to exceed the recommended speed limit so that any potential debris won’t cause damage. It’s also important to avoid high-pressure washes as they can damage sensitive materials like chrome or plastic trim.


In summary, it is possible for a pickup truck to use a car wash – however, due care should be taken when selecting an appropriate car wash and when driving through it. With some patience and caution, you’ll be able to achieve great results in keeping your pickup truck clean!

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Stephen Dunn