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Leased this brand new back in July. Well, just took a trip and got a car wash, came to the families house and found rust specs/spots throughout the body.

Anyone else deal with this with Toyota? It's my first new car, so I'm actually really... irritated atm. Not sure what to do now.
 

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That's most likely rail dust. Google search rail dust white car. Use a clay bar to remove it or use iron X or both. It's not a toyota thing. I've seen this on BMW's, Honda, Audi's, and any white car.
 

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That's most likely rail dust. Google search rail dust white car. Use a clay bar to remove it or use iron X or both. It's not a toyota thing. I've seen this on BMW's, Honda, Audi's, and any white car.
Should I try this first, or see about warranty coverage? Looks like that ironx cuts the rust like butter.
 

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Should I try this first, or see about warranty coverage? Looks like that ironx cuts the rust like butter.
I would definitely recommend bringing it to the dealer immediately to see what they say and how they propose resolving it. If you do something on your own first and it doesn't completely work it may void your warranty and they can then argue that you caused the damage or made it worse.
 

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Should I try this first, or see about warranty coverage? Looks like that ironx cuts the rust like butter.
You can take it in and try. I don't believe its covered under warranty though. Also, using Iron X is safe to use on clear coat paint and won't damage anything.

Using a clay bar won't damage the clear coat either unless you rub the same spot over and over again for 10 minutes then its possible to ruin the clear coat. Using Iron X is simpler and easier to do.
 

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Normal stuff on any car. White just shows it the most!My white SE gets a beauty treatment every spring. Removing these rust spots is so satisfying!
Iron x or clay bar the car from time to time. Seal the paint before every winter if you want to keep the car longer.
 

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You can take it in and try. I don't believe its covered under warranty though. Also, using Iron X is safe to use on clear coat paint and won't damage anything.

Using a clay bar won't damage the clear coat either unless you rub the same spot over and over again for 10 minutes then its possible to ruin the clear coat. Using Iron X is simpler and easier to do.
Will give it a try and call and text the pictures to my salesman tomorrow. Going with Toyotas Corrosion warranty, I hope its covered. Or else I will go the rounds with the car myself lol. Seeing as I'm leasing, just dont want any end of lease fees due to stuff like this.

Thanks everyone for the help and merry christmas!
 

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Leased this brand new back in July. Well, just took a trip and got a car wash, came to the families house and found rust specs/spots throughout the body.

Anyone else deal with this with Toyota? It's my first new car, so I'm actually really... irritated atm. Not sure what to do now.

Is this on the Wind Chill Pearl paint or the Plain White?
 

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Will give it a try and call and text the pictures to my salesman tomorrow. Going with Toyotas Corrosion warranty, I hope its covered. Or else I will go the rounds with the car myself lol. Seeing as I'm leasing, just dont want any end of lease fees due to stuff like this.

Thanks everyone for the help and merry christmas!
I believe the corrosion warranty only covers perforation ( a hole rusted thru). Pretty sure clay bar/iron x will solve it. If you have a good dealer hen may do it for you. Good luck
 

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Yep, like others said this is called ”rail dust”. Small flakes of metal floating in the air, which can be caused by train brakes during delivery (hence the name rail dust), but are also more often caused by the brakes of the car or other cars on the road. These metal flakes stick to your paint and rust causing the dots. It isn’t your actual car rusting, it is the metal flakes stuck to your paint rusting. It happens to all cars but its mainly visible on white cars. I had it on 2 white cars I owned (a 1999 Buick Regal and 2010 Honda Civic). Also see it on our white vehicles at work (Ram, F-150, Tahoe, Charger Pursuit). But truth be told if you’d stare hard enough you will see it on other colours as well.

I don’t think this will be considered a warranty issue because it has nothing to do with any defect in the car or the paint, it is caused by the environment, just like rock chips, tree sap, etc. Worth a shot though I guess.
 

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Within the first few days of buying my white Camry I noticed this same thing. I'm very observant so I thought it was strange that I didn't see it before. In my case I decided to take it to a detailer. Actually in my profile pic that is the pic I took as my detailer was finishing up. He said on a 1-10 scale mine was a 7. I'm not sure if it was sold to me like that or it was because of using car washes. One thing I learned about car washes was the recycle the water. Well if someone who has been at the beach comes and washes off their jeep or something, all that salt is going to get into the water and then be recycled back onto your car. I think this will cause this to occur. Anyway, all you need to do is use an Iron remover product. It's very easy. Just spray it on a section at a time and wash away after 5 min max and it will go away completely. Then you will need to reseal your car. In my case, my detailer used CarPro Hydr02 which I highly recommend. If you buy Hydr02 Lite, it will already be diluted for you. All in all, it's not a big deal. I freaked out when I saw it on my car too.
 

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Leased this brand new back in July. Well, just took a trip and got a car wash, came to the families house and found rust specs/spots throughout the body.

Anyone else deal with this with Toyota? It's my first new car, so I'm actually really... irritated atm. Not sure what to do now.
Just brought our 2019 Highlander in for the same issue. They will not take any fault, as they say it is caused by iron from the snow plow blades and mag chloride. The manager did point me to the clay bar solution. I bought a "Mothers clay bar kit" $18.00 at O'Riellys and it did work great. It took about an hour to rub all of it out....don't know if it will come back or not, but it looks great now.
 
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