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Old 01-13-2008, 01:53 AM   #1
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floorboards get wet, smelly- HELP

alright so here's the scoop. any1 know of any good way to dry and remove mildew smell? somehow i got the floor of the drivers side like soaked and it won't dry. i've tried having the heater full blast on feet for like 30 minutes and still didn't dry. also, its leaving a deadly smell in my car of mildew. know anything to help me with this stuff?

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Old 01-13-2008, 02:42 AM   #2
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take the carpet off and dry it in your grage or house.

the heater has a drain hose. if itīs clogged the water canīt run off and can fllod teh inside. check this hose and clean it. itīs under the hood directly a bit right under the battery.

some peolpe i know say that you can get rid of bad smell by placing a dish with coffee powder in the car over the night.

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Old 01-13-2008, 09:55 AM   #3
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I know it's not the best time of year for this: remove the carpet, power wash with a mild cleanser (I like Simple Green) and let 'em dry good then put back in the Jeep....worked for me, but it was summer and the carpet dried pretty fast laid out on the lawn.

I've not done any of these, but they may be worth a shot:
Fabeeze
baking soda
7-10 tree air freshners

I like the coffee idea, too
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Old 01-13-2008, 05:19 PM   #4
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Make sure your drain plugs are out of your floorboards. At least when you get some water in there and until it dries out inside.

I plan to take out my carpet and herculine or grizzly grip my tub this spring.
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