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    My interior needed a clean as my seats were filthy with loads of water marks.. heres how I cleaned them:

    First vacuum the seats and carpets thoroughly
    Then have two buckets - one of cold water and the other of hot water with normal clothes washing powder in it
    dip the plastic brush (like this one: http://www.chinatraderonline.com/Fil...2253961282.jpg) into the washing powder water and apply to the seats roughly. Then scrub the seats hard with the brush and continue to do so until the seats look clean and is evenly wet.
    Then get a towel and dip into the clean cold water and rub the seats with this , trying to remove the soapy water and dirt.
    Do this process twice (spray abit of vanish then scrub for stubborn stains) and then do the carpets too.

    Leave to dry.

    My seats look spotless! No need to buy espensive interior shampoos etc. Washing powder and vanish is perfect.

    Good as new now!
     
     

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    Not bad mate, but I wouldn't recommend doing this too often as washing powder will fade your seats colour quite quickly, good for a one off intense stain removal. But after that, the cloth and upholstry cleaners that are designed for the job will protect the seats as well as clean them.

    I personally wont touch chemicals, A steamer is your safest bet as its just water...

    Thanks for the guide bud, just be careful though

    Ahmet
     
     

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    im planning on cleaning my interior because of my wife letting my kids eat i the car!

    ill give this a go.

    thanks
     
     

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    I was thinking of cleaning my seats because they are filthy thanks to my wife letting my kids eat food in the car!

    Thanks for posting this ill give it a go.
     
     

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    you prob got a point - surely good washing powder would be fine? but yeah as a one off it caused no damage. yeah ideally a steamer is best...but not everyone has access to one!
     
     

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    Simple!
    Ill be doing exactly that today and ive even got the same brushes...asda.
    cheers for the how to: weather is going to to be hot today so theres the free heater to dry the seats.
     
     


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