Maintenance Tips

COMIL vehicles are produced carefully in order to ensure that your experience using our products is the best possible. For you to have the best performance and greater safety in passenger transport, it is also important that you know all about our maintenance, cleaning, and repair tips.

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CARES IN MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING

The following recommendations are intended to prevent possible damage to the vehicle due to the influence of the environment or from regular use.

External Cleaning
  • A. Wash the vehicle with the engine off using plenty of water and mild soap or shampoo that is suitable for cleaning.

  • B. Wash and dry the vehicle in the shade.

  • C. Use kerosene or benzine to remove stains from signaling paint, asphalt, or oil. After cleaning, we recommend washing and waxing the affected area.

  • D. Use warm water and mild soap to remove impurities from under the vehicle.

  • E. The application of silicone wax or a similar product is recommended every 3 months. If while washing the vehicle you do not notice water accumulating in droplets on the paint, the vehicle may need to be waxed after it drys.

Internal Cleaning
  • A. Remove stains from the floor or internal surfaces using a damp cloth and mild soap or detergent.

  • B. Use water and mild soap to clean upholstery and the overhead compartment with a plastic or fabric covering. Never use petroleum based products to clean these items.

  • C. Only in cases to remove gum from carpets or upholstery, first scrape and then use benzine or kerosene. After this be sure to use soap and water to clean the area.

  • D. Clean the rest of the inside of the vehicle using a damp cloth and vacuum cleaner.

  • E. Do not spray water inside the body.

Glass and Rubber
  • A. The windows should be cleaned with alcohol or ammonia based products. If unavailable, use soapy water, scrubbing the windows with a flannel cloth until clean.

  • B. Clean the window tracks with a brush. Then apply a bit of graphite powder.

  • C. Clean the rubber seals, using a cloth dipped in liquid silicone or liquid composed of equal parts of alcohol and glycerin.

For Best Conservation of your Bus
  • A. Wash the vehicle regularly and park it in a shaded area.

  • B. In cases where the vehicle is driven near a beach or where it may be exposed to the action of salt or sand, it should be washed with neutral soap and water after each use.

  • C. Spray the underside of the vehicle only with vegetable oils, which will protect brake system hoses and other rubber parts.

Tightening of Vehicle Body

Retighten screws, bolts and nuts according to the periods indicated in the table below for the various supporting devices and components of the vehicle body.
As for the screws, bolts, nuts, supporting brackets, and connections not listed on the Retightening table, test to make sure they are firmly tightened and if necessary, retighten them.

Retightening Table
Item Frequency (months)
Seats and luggage storage 06
Hinges of front grille and rear door 06
Mechanism of the door 02
Mechanism of hatches 03
Latch locks 03
Bumpers 06
Air intake vent on roof 03
ATTENTION: The wheel bolts must be retightened after the first 30 km of use and then as indicated in the manual of the chassis manufacturer.
Cleaning of the Bathroom
  • A. Clean the bathroom daily or after every trip of about 8 hours of use.

  • B. Make sure that there is lubricating fluid for the bathroom.

  • C. Use only neutral soaps in the soap holder.

  • D. Make sure that the bathroom pressure gauge is not higher than 4 bar.

  • E. Periodically clean the water filter.

Itinerary, Air Conditioning, and Passenger Area
  • A. Do not turn the canvass to the end of the mechanical itineraries.

  • B. Regularly clean the felt on the air conditioning screens.

  • C. Do not use too much water when cleaning the passenger area.

Windshields, Hinges, and Internal Components
  • A. Lubricate the windshield wiper mechanism.

  • B. Do not turn on the windshield wipers without squirting water.

  • C. Lubricate hinges on front grille and rear door.

  • D. Do not use abrasive or corrosive products on the fiber components.

  • E. Carry out regular maintenance of internal components.

  • F. Do not let water nor lubricants go lacking in the reserve tanks.

Doors and Partitions
  • A. Do not turn the access door switch when the door is locked.

  • B. The door cannot be opened while the vehicle is moving.

  • C. Keep the partition door closed while the vehicle is moving.

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CARES IN MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING

The following recommendations are intended to prevent possible damage to the vehicle due to the influence of the environment or from regular use.

External Cleaning
  • A. Wash the vehicle with the engine off using plenty of water and mild soap or shampoo that is suitable for cleaning.

  • B. Wash and dry the vehicle in the shade.

  • C. Use kerosene or benzine to remove stains from signaling paint, asphalt, or oil. After cleaning, we recommend washing and waxing the affected area.

  • D. Use warm water and mild soap to remove impurities from under the vehicle.

  • E. The application of silicone wax or a similar product is recommended every 3 months. If while washing the vehicle you do not notice water accumulating in droplets on the paint, the vehicle may need to be waxed after it drys.

Internal Cleaning
  • A. Remove stains from the floor or internal surfaces using a damp cloth and mild soap or detergent.

  • B. Use water and mild soap to clean upholstery and the overhead compartment with a plastic or fabric covering. Never use petroleum based products to clean these items.

  • C. Only in cases to remove gum from carpets or upholstery, first scrape and then use benzine or kerosene. After this be sure to use soap and water to clean the area.

  • D. Clean the rest of the inside of the vehicle using a damp cloth and vacuum cleaner.

  • E. Do not spray water inside the body.

Glass and Rubber
  • A. The windows should be cleaned with alcohol or ammonia based products. If unavailable, use soapy water, scrubbing the windows with a flannel cloth until clean.

  • B. Clean the window tracks with a brush. Then apply a bit of graphite powder.

  • C. Clean the rubber seals, using a cloth dipped in liquid silicone or liquid composed of equal parts of alcohol and glycerin.

For Best Conservation of your Bus
  • A. Wash the vehicle regularly and park it in a shaded area.

  • B. In cases where the vehicle is driven near a beach or where it may be exposed to the action of salt or sand, it should be washed with neutral soap and water after each use.

  • C. Spray the underside of the vehicle only with vegetable oils, which will protect brake system hoses and other rubber parts.

Tightening of Vehicle Body

Retighten screws, bolts and nuts according to the periods indicated in the table below for the various supporting devices and components of the vehicle body.
As for the screws, bolts, nuts, supporting brackets, and connections not listed on the Retightening table, test to make sure they are firmly tightened and if necessary, retighten them.

Retightening Table
Item Frequency (months)
Seats and luggage storage 06
Hinges of front grille and rear door 06
Mechanism of the door 02
Mechanism of hatches 03
Latch locks 03
Bumpers 06
Air intake vent on roof 03
ATTENTION: The wheel bolts must be retightened after the first 30 km of use and then as indicated in the manual of the chassis manufacturer.
Windshields, Hinges, and Internal Components
  • A. Lubricate the windshield wiper mechanism.

  • B. Do not turn on the windshield wipers without squirting water.

  • C. Lubricate hinges on front grille and rear door.

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CARES IN MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING

The following recommendations are intended to prevent possible damage to the vehicle due to the influence of the environment or from regular use.

External Cleaning
  • A. Wash the vehicle with the engine off using plenty of water and mild soap or shampoo that is suitable for cleaning.

  • B. Wash and dry the vehicle in the shade.

  • C. Use kerosene or benzine to remove stains from signaling paint, asphalt, or oil. After cleaning, we recommend washing and waxing the affected area.

  • D. Use warm water and mild soap to remove impurities from under the vehicle.

  • E. The application of silicone wax or a similar product is recommended every 3 months. If while washing the vehicle you do not notice water accumulating in droplets on the paint, the vehicle may need to be waxed after it drys.

Internal Cleaning
  • A. Remove stains from the floor or internal surfaces using a damp cloth and mild soap or detergent.

  • B. Use water and mild soap to clean upholstery and the overhead compartment with a plastic or fabric covering. Never use petroleum based products to clean these items.

  • C. Only in cases to remove gum from carpets or upholstery, first scrape and then use benzine or kerosene. After this be sure to use soap and water to clean the area.

  • D. Clean the rest of the inside of the vehicle using a damp cloth and vacuum cleaner.

  • E. Do not spray water inside the body.

Glass and Rubber
  • A. The windows should be cleaned with alcohol or ammonia based products. If unavailable, use soapy water, scrubbing the windows with a flannel cloth until clean.

  • B. Clean the window tracks with a brush. Then apply a bit of graphite powder.

  • C. Clean the rubber seals, using a cloth dipped in liquid silicone or liquid composed of equal parts of alcohol and glycerin.

For Best Conservation of your Bus
  • A. Wash the vehicle regularly and park it in a shaded area.

  • B. In cases where the vehicle is driven near a beach or where it may be exposed to the action of salt or sand, it should be washed with neutral soap and water after each use.

  • C. Spray the underside of the vehicle only with vegetable oils, which will protect brake system hoses and other rubber parts.

Tightening of Vehicle Body

Retighten screws, bolts and nuts according to the periods indicated in the table below for the various supporting devices and components of the vehicle body.
As for the screws, bolts, nuts, supporting brackets, and connections not listed on the Retightening table, test to make sure they are firmly tightened and if necessary, retighten them.

Retightening Table
Item Frequency (months)
Seats and luggage storage 06
Hinges of front grille and rear door 06
Mechanism of the door 02
Mechanism of hatches 03
Latch locks 03
Bumpers 06
Air intake vent on roof 03
ATTENTION: The wheel bolts must be retightened after the first 30 km of use and then as indicated in the manual of the chassis manufacturer.
Windshields, Hinges, and Internal Components
  • A. Lubricate the windshield wiper mechanism.

  • B. Do not turn on the windshield wipers without squirting water.

  • C. Lubricate hinges on front grille and rear door.

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