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Old 07-08-2011, 01:29 AM   #1
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Caught with the top down in rain

How do you get the musty smell out of the seats. Thanks for the answers

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Old 07-08-2011, 02:53 AM   #2
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I sprayed the shit out of mine with febreze and then the next day that it got hot out I left the top off and let it all get good and dry....

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Old 07-08-2011, 06:17 AM   #3
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Old 07-08-2011, 06:19 AM   #4
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Just had this happen to me also. I had my sunrider down so my front seats were completely exposed. My Smittybilt Neoprene Seat Covers kept my seats completely dry. This morning I didn't notice any smells, but I'll have watch for that over the next few days.
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I bet it's the carpet and water under it you smell... But if not, as mentioned, park it in the sun topless for a day...

I soaked ours Tuesday to clean the past 8 months of dust/mud/ick out of them... They were dry by morning no problem and look and smell a million times better (Our mud is funky)
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:35 AM   #6
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Pull all the carpet out and leave the top and doors off for a day in the sun.

Also, see the total soft top failure thread for how to avoid this in the future.
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Pull all the carpet out and leave the top and doors off for a day in the sun.

Also, see the total soft top failure thread for how to avoid this in the future.
Just won't let that one die huh? When I was shopping for my jeep last year every soft top on the used lots stunk. Probably total soft top failures and left them closed up so long before drying...
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My JK has been topless/doorless in the rain a couple of times. The seats dry within a few hours in the sun and open air. Pull the carpets and drain plugs, including the little storage tub in the back, and carpets/floors will also dry within a few hours in the sun and open air.
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:41 PM   #9
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I have a similar problem in my 2010 Sport. The cloth seats reak like old wet fabric. Should I just leave the seats out in the sun?

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