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    I steamed my interior yesterday and it was alright... not that impressed though.. cant get blooming water spots out my seats...

    Ive used AG interior shampoo then scrubbed then steamed but still there...

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    Im also eager to know how to get rid of these marks. Would a hair dryer do it?
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    Nah because their dried like that... its water stains..
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbenstrikes View Post
    I steamed my interior yesterday and it was alright... not that impressed though.. cant get blooming water spots out my seats...

    Ive used AG interior shampoo then scrubbed then steamed but still there...

    mine has a couple of these marks.

    i didn't realize center armrest was an option?
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    Yeah well gay!!mines only a an ES though.. so thats probably why... my arm rests on the centre console quite nicely so im not that botherd..
     
     

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    I've thought about this and only come to one resolution....buy new interior, preferably leather
     
     

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    HAHAH!! Ide love to!! but you try find a E46 black leather interior including carpet!!... and center console and dash!! too expensive
     
     

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    I HAVE THE ANSWER!!!!! My E46 has this colour interior. When I detailed the interior and used the vax cleaning machine, at first they came up perfect. But as they dried I got water spots, like in your picture, on the parts of the seats I hadnt cleaned. Like a water spot line where I had done the backs of the seats but not the sides. Almost like the way you get a tide mark around the edge of a bath. The ONLY way I found to get rid of these spots was......

    Take one bucket of clean warm water, and a white terry toweling cloth (such as a face cloth / tea towel). You need to dampen your ENTIRE seat with the cloth, NOT saturate, just wipe the whole seat down with the cloth so that the entire seat is SLIGHTLY damp. Make sure you do the WHOLE seat, because if you miss an area, you will get a water spot mark where the dry part meets the part you dampened. If you do the whole seat like this, marking sure you do the sides and things, and the top part under the head rest, your seat should dry without leaving any water marks. Like I say, be sure to dampen the whole seat, because if you miss a part, as it dries, you will be left with a water spot mark where the part you dampened meets the part you missed.
     
     

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    You tryed that instant valet foam spray? I've used it on cloth interiors before and its pretty good. Apply it about three times and the stain should disappear but make sure you foam the whole seat and get it really wet
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt8808 View Post
    I HAVE THE ANSWER!!!!! My E46 has this colour interior. When I detailed the interior and used the vax cleaning machine, at first they came up perfect. But as they dried I got water spots, like in your picture, on the parts of the seats I hadnt cleaned. Like a water spot line where I had done the backs of the seats but not the sides. Almost like the way you get a tide mark around the edge of a bath. The ONLY way I found to get rid of these spots was......

    Take one bucket of clean warm water, and a white terry toweling cloth (such as a face cloth / tea towel). You need to dampen your ENTIRE seat with the cloth, NOT saturate, just wipe the whole seat down with the cloth so that the entire seat is SLIGHTLY damp. Make sure you do the WHOLE seat, because if you miss an area, you will get a water spot mark where the dry part meets the part you dampened. If you do the whole seat like this, marking sure you do the sides and things, and the top part under the head rest, your seat should dry without leaving any water marks. Like I say, be sure to dampen the whole seat, because if you miss a part, as it dries, you will be left with a water spot mark where the part you dampened meets the part you missed.
    So what your saying is make it into one big water stain??


    Getting a wet vac off a car washing mate tommorow so ill try that..
     
     

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