Help cleaning carpet stain from unknown source..

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  1. Mr Bok

    Mr Bok New Member

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    So I bought a Hoover carpet steamer today and went nuts in my car...

    I lifted up my rear floor mat for the first time ever (in 2.5 years of owning the car) to find some wierd stains under it. I know for sure nobody has ever spilt anything back there. I was using the Hoover cleaning solution that came with the machine, tried soaking it, scrubbing it and it got a bit better, but its still there.

    Here's a pic of it after cleaning it:

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    Its not as dark as it looks... it just showed up like that in the picture (cheap camera)

    How do I clean this up?

    :)
     
  2. Jackhole

    Jackhole New Member

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    Check the Product List sticky up top. There's a few recommendations for carpet cleaning in there.
     
  3. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Without knowing what the stain is, it is hard to say exactly what might get it up. It is also possible the stain is set and will never come up.
     
  4. Mr Bok

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    I'm not sure if it helps or not, but the stain is in multiple places... so its not something that spilt for sure, rather maybe color that came off the carpeted OEM floormats? The mats have the spikey rubber finish on the bottom, so its unlikely, but I can't think of another source for the stains...

    I have a small stain ontop of the driver side floormat as well (which had a huge winter rubber mat over it)... I think its from some part of the car (its not rust, car is pretty new)
     
  5. NoXeN

    NoXeN You can find me up on one

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    what kinda vac did you get? pics?
     

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