How To Remove Grease and Oil From a Car’s Interior

You may have parked you car in a parking lot, places known as oil-sick minefields. Accidentally, you stepped on one of the greasy spots and the next thing you notice is a big oil or grease stain right in the middle of your car, looking very ugly.

If you like you car clean, the first thing on your mind should be to get rid of the stain. Although it is not easy to get rid of grease or oil stain, still you can do it yourself if you know the right way to do it.

Things Required:

– Paper Towel
– Brown Paper Bag
– Iron
– Carpet shampoo
– Sponge
– Stain Remover
– Warm water


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    The first thing you need to do is to get rid of excess oil or grease. This should be easy. All you need to do is blot the oil or grease spot using a paper towel. If blotting does not help, try scrubbing to remove excess oil or grease.

  • 2

    With the glossy side up, place a portion of brown paper bag on the stain and press it with the tip of a warm iron. When the brown paper gets warm, it will absorb the grease from the stain. Lift off the brown paper.

  • 3

    Some of the stain will still be remaining on the car upholstery. Apply some carpet shampoo on a moist sponge and scrub the stain with this sponge. This will leave behind some shampoo foam. Get rid of the shampoo foam using a paper towel. This method is best to get rid of oil or grease accumulated on the car’s carpet.

  • 4

    You will have to use a different technique to get rid of oil and grease from car fabrics. As earlier, blot or scrape excess oil or grease using a paper towel.

  • 5

    Put an absorbent cloth on the stain. Leave the cloth on the stain for a few hours. The cloth will absorb most of the oil or grease.

  • 6

    Apply a household stain remover to the stain and then sponge the stain with warm water. Get rid of the foam left by the stain remover using a paper towel.

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