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Old 17 February 2009, 01:55 PM   #1
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I know I've asked this before but I'm boogered if I can find the thread.

Whats the best way of removing the smell?

And don't think about the smart *** answer of "don't smoke"
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Old 17 February 2009, 01:59 PM   #2
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Fogging

Odour Kill, Car Smell Removal and control
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Old 17 February 2009, 02:01 PM   #3
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I think you will get a squillion answers but what I did when I bought a car that smelt of smoke was...
Opened the window 2 inches left the engine running and had the hot blower on full for 10 minutes. (old army trick used to clear a vehicle of bad gasses, including human ones)
I got the seats and carpets done by the polish with there shampoo hoover thingy.
Its been fine since
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Wasnt there a fog bomb of something that you dropped into the car, closed all the windows and waited 30 mins ??
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This works
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Wasnt there a fog bomb of something that you dropped into the car, closed all the windows and waited 30 mins ??
Yes there is, my local valeting company use them
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this is interesting:--

Odour Kill - Cigarette smoke smell removal
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Old 17 February 2009, 03:22 PM   #8
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another method is to soak two towels in white vinegar and leave them in the car over night or longer if poss. (one in the front, one in the back, in a container of some sort!!!) like atupperware or small ice cream tub!!!

distilled white vinegar is better, if you can find it!!
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Old 17 February 2009, 03:23 PM   #9
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Poo in the glovebox and you won't smell smoke anymore.
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Febreze is pretty good.

Might take say 2 applications per day over 4 or 5 days, but it will remove the smell
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fill a bowl with vinegar and leave in car overnight,sounds stupid but does work,for some reason it attracts smoke odours.
used it in 1 of my old cars that smelt of smoke worked a treat and is cheap.
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Another option, if the roof lining is dirty is to use CIF bathroom mousse. Seriously* spray on, rub in and then wipe over with a dmap cloth to take the muck out. Leaves the car all lemony fresh too.

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*Please test on a small area first!
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These come highly reccomended.

Wild Lemon - Odour Fogger Bomb - Case of 12 x 150ml on eBay, also Air Fresheners, Car Care, Car Accessories, Cars, Parts Vehicles (end time 28-Feb-09 12:30:07 GMT)

I'll let you know if it works.
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