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Oops, it looks like the sprinkler has been hitting the front left fender long enough that a golden haze is starting to appear.

The products I would use to remove these rust stains from stucco or concrete seem a bit harsh for auto paint.

Any suggestions for removing these stains?
 

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try a good auto paint polish...
 

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It is on the paint of the hood, fender, wheel and plastic flare. I will look for a good polish, Mac.
 

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You could try the rust stain removal chemical on an out of the way part of the body paint. Maybe even on the inside of the tailgate.
 

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That is a possible approach, but I think I will try polish first. Might be more elbow grease, but the rust removal stuff seems acidic.
 

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Sounds like that will be my first attempt. The well water has a high iron content, and also a high hydrogen sulfide content. I treat the house water for both. Never thought the stain would be sulfur since the other stained areas have that reddish rust color. I will give this a try.
 

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I am concerned CLR might be a bit harsh, but if vinegar or polish don’t work I will give it a try after Johns suggestion to try it out of sight first.
 

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If it is minerals, try the 50/50 vinegar suggested above, and rinse well. Auto paint will not be affected by vinegar unless you leave it on for days.
 
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