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A car wash station Edit or translate this description.
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Car wash-14.svg
Group: Amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: de factoPage for proposal

A car wash is a facility used to clean the exterior and, in some cases, the interior of motor vehicles. Car washes can be self-serve, fully automated, or full-service with attendants who wash the vehicle. There are also washing facilities for trucks, buses and trains.

How to map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline. Tag it with amenity=car_wash and name=*.

Tags used in combination

  • addr=* - the address of this feature
  • opening_hours=* - hours of opening
  • website=* - website of this feature
  • phone=* - phone number of this feature
  • operator=* - indicates the operator or name of the company operating this feature
  • self_service=yes/no - Indicates whether an object is self service
  • automated=yes/no - Indicates whether an object is operated automatically
  • vacuum_cleaner=yes/no - Is there a vacuum cleaner available to clean the inside of the vehicle?
  • vacuum_cleaner:fee=yes/no - Do customers have to pay extra to use the vacuum cleaner, even if they already paid for the car wash?
  • vacuum_cleaner:self_service=yes/no - Does the customer have to operate the vacuum cleaner themselves?
  • vacuum_cleaner:opening_hours=yes/no - If the vacuum cleaner has different opening hours from the car wash.
  • high_pressure_washer=* - If there's a pressure washer / high-pressure cleaner available
  • maxwidth=* - The legally restricted maximum width of a vehicle
  • maxheight=* - The legal maximum height in metres
  • truck_wash=yes/no - Indicates that a service station has a truck wash.

Similar tags

  • railway=wash - A Railroad car wash
  • car_wash=yes/no - if a car wash is integrated at a gas station

See also