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Zurich MFKs postponed also
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Re: Car and engine cleaning pre mfk test

Hey guys,
My car is older than 5 years now. Shall I directly go to the automobile registration center for MFK or will I get an invite?
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Hey guys,
My car is older than 5 years now. Shall I directly go to the automobile registration center for MFK or will I get an invite?
Thank you!

You get an invite in the post
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There are a few garages with a lift where it is allowed, one is in Dallikon near ZH.
Is there any self-service Autowaschanlage in North Zürich/Glattal region/Winterthur Wülflingen with such a lift? The ones I know is one in Aubrucke (w/o lift) and one in Altstetten (not sure if there's a lift).



I've got an upcoming MFK, but the car is brand new (import), so I'm not sure whether washing underneath the chassis is worth it.


On a side note... are there any special cleaning guidelines for pure electric motors?
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Hey guys,
My car is older than 5 years now. Shall I directly go to the automobile registration center for MFK or will I get an invite?
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Mines nearly 6 and still not been called. About to leave so will have to request one to sell it.
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Is there any self-service Autowaschanlage in North Zürich/Glattal region/Winterthur Wülflingen with such a lift? The ones I know is one in Aubrucke (w/o lift) and one in Altstetten (not sure if there's a lift).
There is a lift at Stützliwösch Volkiland / Volketswil.
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Mines nearly 6 and still not been called. About to leave so will have to request one to sell it.
You don't need one to sell it.

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Re: Car and engine cleaning pre mfk test

More specifically you don't *need* one to sell it. But you will have more of a market available if the car has a fresh MFK.
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Re: Car and engine cleaning pre mfk test

Does anyone know if the waschbox with lifts in Aschwil is still open? Somebody posted a link to the attached dorfgarage some time ago but that appears permanently closed. I need to do an underbody wash for the MFK coming in a couple of week.

Secondly (and I know this has been covered a lot) what is the deal with cleaning the engine. I see some of the wash boxes have an "motor reinigung" setting. Can I lift the bonnet and use that to spray all the engine? Any areas I should avoid (I saw something about covering the alternator with a plastic bag).
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Re: Car and engine cleaning pre mfk test

Just to let you know a little tip that I discovered this year. You can have your MFK carried out by the TCS for a small amount more than a standard MFK (I think it's literally CHF 15-20 more than a standard MFK at the Strassenverkehrsamt), and they don't worry about clean engines or underbodies - or that's what they told me, anyway. I went to the one in Wädenswil. They were really nice there, I can highly recommend.
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