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Old 04-13-2012, 11:00 AM   #1
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2012 Jeep Rubi Mildew Smell

Just bought 2012 Rubi, 2 weeks old and drove thru car wash Monday, awful stagnant water mildew smell permeates the interior cabin. Took it back through car wash yesterday, smell subsided slightly, but this morning its back full strength again. Freedom Hard top, no apparent leaks, no water on floors, checks all forums, mystery smells - taking back to dealer today.

Not enough Lysol to mask this ordor

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Old 04-13-2012, 11:02 AM   #2
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Sounds like water got through your top somehow. Did you smell close to your carpet? Water sits underneath the carpet easily.

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Old 04-13-2012, 11:42 AM   #3
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Hmm... Stoner crack your windows, I get the same thing if the carpet gets wet and I leave the windows up. If the carpet is wet I pull that peice up and towel dry it
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Old 04-13-2012, 11:43 AM   #4
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Put newspaper on the floors and interior it'll soak it up
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:40 PM   #5
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Check under carpet
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:45 PM   #6
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Its jeeps new fire prevention plan... wet carpet...

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Old 04-13-2012, 04:08 PM   #7
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UPDATE ...... Jeep Dealer called found the mildew odor, it was our fishing worms from this weekend trip left in the rear cargo area. Picked up the Jeep, gifted the service techs with a dozen of Krispy Cream's covered in GUMMY WORMS! Gotta laugh about it. Happy Jeeping!
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:15 PM   #8
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UPDATE ...... Jeep Dealer called found the mildew odor, it was our fishing worms from this weekend trip left in the rear cargo area. Picked up the Jeep, gifted the service techs with a dozen of Krispy Cream's covered in GUMMY WORMS! Gotta laugh about it. Happy Jeeping!
Haha. Nice. Where did you go fishin? and any luck?
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:18 PM   #9
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Haha that's awesome
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UPDATE ...... Jeep Dealer called found the mildew odor, it was our fishing worms from this weekend trip left in the rear cargo area. Picked up the Jeep, gifted the service techs with a dozen of Krispy Cream's covered in GUMMY WORMS! Gotta laugh about it. Happy Jeeping!
Classic!!!!
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Glad you got it figured out..
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:51 PM   #12
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UPDATE ...... Jeep Dealer called found the mildew odor, it was our fishing worms from this weekend trip left in the rear cargo area. Picked up the Jeep, gifted the service techs with a dozen of Krispy Cream's covered in GUMMY WORMS! Gotta laugh about it. Happy Jeeping!
Atleast you found out what it was.


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