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23 Yukon Ultimate

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I have a 2023 Ultimate
Has anyone used a car wash yet? Do the people in the car wash know how this automatic switch to park works Just wondering if anyone has had a problem
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zbad55

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For me I don't send mine thru the car wash, very bad on the paint like scratches and swirl marks. But I would recommend that you print out just the portion about how to enter a car wash and keep it in the vehicle. That way you or somebody else won't have to remember the steps needed to stay in neutral.
 

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I have taken my Yukon through an automatic carwash a few times, I've been in it as it goes through, no problems with staying in neutral. When I have time I'll wash it by hand.
 

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Can't answer the question but the one car wash I took ours to seemed to be made for a compact car. I thought it was going to blow the windows out. Real good water leakage test and it passed with flying colors - but never again. Thought the dryer blowers would remove paint.
 

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Car wash staff deal with all sorts of different scenarios with newer vehicles and generally are able to help get you in neutral properly, quickly. The newer F150s can be a bit of a pain, but most of the issues are with people that refuse to hold their foot on the brake while placing a vehicle in neutral and/or removing parking brake. I haven't heard of any issues with a 2023 Tahoe/Suburban/etc.

As for safety of it, *all* friction wash "soft touch" owners will claim that their wraps (brushes) are completely safe and dirt can't adhere to them. I wouldn't trust them for a second, as a busy wash just does not have enough time between vehicles for those wraps to get fully rinsed off.

Touchless tunnel is a completely different story and one we swear by!
 

OR VietVet

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I have used the brush type tunnels before and hated it but not on my current Tahoe. The close one to us is a chamois type brush and I removed my antenna and folded the mirrors and all came out fine but I cringed and could not bring myself to do it again. There is a water pressure only one, relatively close, that I use with no problems. They have a soap bucket at the pay tower that you can use your own rags or brush to prep it and it does a good job. But I always prefer a six pack and sunshine and to do it myself.
 

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