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Old 05-18-2007, 02:12 PM   #1
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What is best for removing cigarette type of smell from the headliner and cloth seats?
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Steam cleaning usually works the best, but not sure if it'* safe on a headliner.
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I always take my car to the detail shop down the street. Whatever they use works awesome and doesn't mess up my headliner.
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works wonders.. takes a while, but it works. i used it on my lumina that smelled like mouse droppings.. when i bought it, it was horrible, and now you cant even notice it
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open up a can of coffee and pour it all over the carpet close up the car overnight vaccume it out in the morning all good.
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I also have a solution that you can mix to wipe down the headliner and all of the trim. I'll have to find the mixture oh duh wait

50-50 water and ammonia. pour a little of that on a rag and wipe all the headliner down try not to make it so wet it drips but just enough to dampen it. Also wipe down all the pillars and the sun visors remember that all of the area where the driver sat will be coated heavily with yucky yellow stuff.

I have used this mix a million times it works might burn the eyes but everything on the market will only mack and not remove.
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Febreze Auto, not as expensive as the others and gets the job done
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On mythbusters they proved that a mixture of water and vodka sprayed on cloth eliminated smoke odors. Spray it or drink it?
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On mythbusters they proved that a mixture of water and vodka sprayed on cloth eliminated smoke odors. Spray it or drink it?
Drink it while you spray the febreze
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