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Old 08-28-2013, 11:38 AM   #1
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Question about eliminating odors*

Bought a used 07. Smells like smoke. Im replacing the metal lining things. But it still has a faint smell. Any suggestions?

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Old 08-28-2013, 12:03 PM   #2
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Are you talking about the interior? Try some Fabreeze or one of the other products that remove odors, works good.

Or are you talking about something else?

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Old 08-28-2013, 12:53 PM   #3

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Bought a used 07. Smells like smoke. Im replacing the metal lining things. But it still has a faint smell. Any suggestions?
That's hard to get rid of the smell gets into everything vents , seats, carpet , roll bar padding , metal , plastic ,etc.
wipe and scrub everything with a good cleaner for smoke or hit a skunk and you'll forget all about the smoke smell .

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Old 08-28-2013, 12:55 PM   #4
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Eat a lot of beans and, wait, that only replaces the odors.

Take the top down and leave it down for a few days. Worked wonders for mine!
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. James 3:17 (KJV)

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Old 08-28-2013, 06:15 PM   #5
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I bought my Jeep used and it had a smoke smell that was mildly noticeable and very noticeable on warm days. The dealer gave me a product to set off in my Jeep and let sit (top on, windows up) for a day, longer if possible. I followed the directions, kept it out of the sun and closed for about 48 hours, and it really worked well. I don't have the product container here with me but I'll double check tonight and post. I was impressed how well it did, it did leave a bit of a Ozoneish odor, but I ran topless most the summer and I wiped down the inside of the top last time I had it on.

The packaging looked like this, I'm almost positive this is the one I used. Auto Shocker ClO2 car interior odor eliminator: Automotive
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:02 AM   #6
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If you can get an ozone machine, I have found they work really well.
When I was a teenager working at a dealership detail shop, we would use them in cars often and they did a good job of getting rid of the smell. We would just stick the machine in the front seat and turn the a/c on high and recirc then let it sit there for several hours.

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