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Will WD40 damage tyres?

Q. My son can be a bit like Frank Spencer sometimes. When cleaning his chain he often gets WD40 all over his rear tyre, too. Despite me warning him not to, he declares: "It's OK, I clean it off afterwards!" Does it damage the rubber compound itself or not?Joe Perkins, London A. WD40 is a water dispersant, not a lubricant, so he...

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MCN LiamM

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MCN LiamM says:

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WD-40 Multi-Use Product can be used to clean a motorbike chain and by using the product you also protect the chain from rust and corrosion.

However, we do recommend if any overspray makes contact with the tyres it is removed immediately.

We would advise following this cleaning process you use a specific motorbike chain lubricant to keep your bike running smoothly.

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