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    i got a dirtystain on my seat whats the best way to clean the fabric with out ruining it? please help...
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    Microfiber cloth ( no lint this way) hot water VERY mild soap solution. After soaking cloth for a few moments ring as much water out of cloth by twisting tightly. Use a steady back and forth motion on a well vacuumed seat. Making certain not to press very hard which will only extend the drying duration. If you can find it use Meguiars Mirror Glaze Professional interior shampoo/car wash # 62. Just a very tiny drop in a few gallons of water.

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    I have used Blue Coral interior cleaner and it works pretty well.
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    Microfiber cloth and Bizzel or Ice Interior Detailer (also cleans) and works great to clean my seats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajalfano View Post
    i got a dirtystain on my seat whats the best way to clean the fabric with out ruining it? please help...
    If mb isnt getting it off-try 2000[used for jewelry] grit sp and warm water and soap-they will look new again.

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    Would probably help to know what the stain is from... Did you lose bowel control after having a scary moment in the car? Did you ahem, have a good moment in the car with a "passenger"?
    Or is it not a bodily fluid, like coffee, lipstick, grease, dirt, etc?
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    I use See Spot Go from Car Brite. That stuff really works.
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    I use a thermax cp-5 hot water extractor. Of course, this machine cost me like $800 (used) so you are better off finding someone with one. Try going to a detail shop and just paying someone $5-$10 to get it out this one time if you can't seem to swing it.

    Otherwise, you might try steam. I sometimes use a fabric steamer (like the one to remove wrinkles from clothes) to loosen up the dirt after applying a solvent (such as diluted purple power) and then taking a microfiber towel to it. Repeat.

    If it's gum or some other such nonsense you can try carburetor cleaner. That will break it up so that you can then get up the carb cleaner with a hot water/mild detergent mix followed by clean water rinse and then absorb w/ chamois or microfiber.

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