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How to Get Smoke Smell Out of a Car

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Noticing a strong scent of cigarette smoke in your vehicle? Whether you purchased a used vehicle from a previous owner who smoked, or you like to smoke while driving in Nickerson, learning how to get smoke smell out of a car is an easy yet effective way to care for your car’s interior. In the guide below from the Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram service department, you’ll learn how to remove smoke smell from car seat leather, cloth upholstery, and other surfaces.

How to Remove Smoke Smell From Car Seat Upholstery

If you’re wondering how to get rid of smoke smell in a car, what you really want to know is how to do so without damaging the upholstery or seat leather. First, we’ll go over how to get smoke smell out of car seat upholstery:

  1. The only supplies that you’ll need are baking soda and a vacuum cleaner.
  2. Vacuum the seat upholstery and carpet thoroughly, making sure to get under the seats and in the crevices between.
  3. Liberally sprinkle baking soda over the upholstery and carpet, and leave it to sit for a while. Because baking soda can absorb strong scents, it’s a very capable odor neutralizer.
  4. Now, simply vacuum up the baking soda. If the smell is still noticeable, repeat the process with more baking soda and let it sit overnight.

How to Remove Smoke Smell From Car Seat Leather

The smell of cigarette smoke hangs around for so long because it may permeate porous surfaces like car seat leather and leave a residue on solid surfaces like interior trim. Fortunately, learning how to get cigarette smell out of car surfaces only takes a few minutes of your time! Here’s what you need to know:

  1. Premium wood or metal trim materials inside your car’s cabin may require specialized cleansers. Check your owner’s manual for more info, or ask our service department which cleaning products to order.
  2. If you’re concerned about damaging your car’s interior, technicians at our service center are happy to help! We’ll assist you over the phone or show you the proper way to remove smoke smell from car surfaces when you visit us near Buhler.
  3. If your car has leather seats, you may need to clean them multiple times in order to get smoke smell out of car seat leather completely.

What About Other Areas in Your Car?

Learning how to get smoke smell out of a car can involve lots of steps if the smoke has settled into various surfaces. For instance, you may also need to clean your car’s car’s upholstery, carpet, interior trim details, and windows to completely eradicate the smokiness. You’ll also want to replace your car’s cabin air filter, which could be clogged with smoke residue.

Schedule Professional Auto Maintenance & Repairs at Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Hutchinson

Now that you know how to get smoke smell out of a car for good, you can take advantage of our fantastic used vehicle pricing at Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram! Remember, our friendly team of auto experts is always happy to answer your DIY car-care questions — whether you’re fixing a dent or changing spark plugs. Visit us near Newton or reach out today to learn more!

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