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Old 06 Sep 2017, 08:18 pm
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Hello fellow PT Cruiser owners. I have noticed over the years that Hy headliner has gotten a little dirty in a couple of spots. My question is, how do I clean the headliner? I haven't cleaned it, because I'm scared that liquid will make the headliner sag. So please let me know how you clean your headliner.
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Old 06 Sep 2017, 09:23 pm
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I usually use the brush attachment on my shop vacuum and vacuum the entire headliner. I have found that this removes the majority of the dirt and also causes the least damage/problems.
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Old 06 Sep 2017, 09:57 pm
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I used carpet cleaner & a rag.
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Old 06 Sep 2017, 10:39 pm
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Ok, I don't own a shop vaccum, so I think I'll try the carpet cleaner. Thanks for everyone's help!
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Old 08 Sep 2017, 10:59 pm
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I've had good results using a weak solution of Simple Green and a micro fiber towels. Dampen the towel with simple green and clean the area turning the towel to a clean section and replacing the towel when it's dirty. When the area is clean do a clear water rinse with dampened micro fiber towels,
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Old 26 Sep 2017, 02:39 pm
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I've always wanted to try the steam cleaning method.

https://www.yourmechanic.com/article...by-jason-unrau

For $30 its seems like a pretty cheap solution.
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Carpet cleaner and a clean dry cloth for most things.

Over the years, I've done lots of car wrecks and gun shot victims in cars. For blood or other bodily fluids, I normally try peroxide first. If that doesn't do it, I move on to Oxyclean.
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Old 26 Sep 2017, 03:18 pm
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Do you have a side job as a "cleaner" for the mob?
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Do you have a side job as a "cleaner" for the mob?
Repo company. Pretty well the same thing.

PS: There's very few folks that do small-scale Bio HAZ cleanup in my area. And many banks and insurance companies want an IH to sign off on the cleanup. So I suit up, do the work, fill in the VIN and description in a form-letter report, stamp it and turn it in. I can usually do it in the evening after my day job too. It's very interesting and pays great considering it usually only takes me a couple of hours per car as long as a shot gun wasn't used. I've seen some wild stuff over the years. :O
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Repo company. Pretty well the same thing.

PS: There's very few folks that do small-scale Bio HAZ cleanup in my area. And many banks and insurance companies want an IH to sign off on the cleanup. So I suit up, do the work, fill in the VIN and description in a form-letter report, stamp it and turn it in. I can usually do it in the evening after my day job too. It's very interesting and pays great considering it usually only takes me a couple of hours per car as long as a shot gun wasn't used. I've seen some wild stuff over the years. :O
When you are in the yard and the car has that "biohazard" sticker on it, did they actually clean it first or do I just have to avoid touching anything? First time I saw them I thought it was cool, I mean the band is from the neighborhood. Now I just try to avoid them unless is something I absolutely need.
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