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Old 09-29-2014, 08:26 AM   #1
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Yellowing Exterior Trim

I have some type of belt trim plastic or something. It has turned a pale yellow. Is there any cleaner or other product that would bring this trim back to near white ?

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Old 09-29-2014, 08:52 AM   #2
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Try using the magic eraser....I've had some success with the same issue using these cleaning pads.

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Old 09-29-2014, 08:56 AM   #3
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x2 , on using magic eraser, did a great job on my fridge vent.
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Awesome, from the dollar store. HOWEVER, try a diluted mix first and NEVER let it run down the side of the rv. It is a strong product and will "etch" the finish. I tape paper towels or shop towels underneath whatever I'm cleaning.
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Old 10-02-2014, 06:54 AM   #5
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Awesome is a great product!! I repainted some vents and outlet covers with rustoleum-no more yellowing. Goos luck.
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A lot of that trim is made from PVC so regular PVC pipe cleaner should do the job. Cheap too. Pete
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Old 10-13-2014, 07:56 PM   #7
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I agree the Mr Muscle eraser works very well.
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Old 10-14-2014, 01:49 PM   #8
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I painted mine with Rustoleum and haven't had a problem with them since. I would suggest painting as with the other solutions, you are removing some of the surface to restore the damaged area. UV rays are what is damaging the surface.
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I used rustoleum for plastic. Do a good job cleaning and spray on a windless day.
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Used Krylon Fusion.....no more yellowing.
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A rag dampened with Westley's Bleachwhite (whitewall tire cleaner) will remove yellowing from plastic. Caution_ too much will etch plastic to a grainy surface. Rinse thoroughly after using Westley's.

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