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How to Clean Leather Car Seats
A leather interior can be an expensive option on a vehicle and protecting it should be a priority. Leather seats will last the lifetime of the car if properly cleaned and...
How to Make Your Car More Comfortable
The typical person spends a lot of time driving. Depending on your particular line of work and personal habits, it may even feel like your car is a second...
How to Use Car Shampoo
Shampooing your car’s interior removes dirt and eliminates odors. This is a task that takes some time, but it is a straightforward process. By following some easy instructions, you...
How to Remove Salt Stains From the Carpet in Your Car
Just as little mishaps and bits of grime make their way into your home that necessitate cleaning, your car's interior carpet periodically needs attention to stay fresh as well. Those who...
How to Remove the Odor of Sour Milk From Your Car
Spilled milk can be a double curse when it is spilled in a car. First, you have to deal with cleaning up the spill and then, a few days later, a...
How to Clean the Inside of Your Car
Cleaning the interior of your car serves several purposes. It can: Increase your car’s value if you are selling it Extend the life of your vinyl or leather...
How to Replace a Headliner
As your car ages, there is probably nothing more annoying than a sagging headliner. But a vehicle doesn’t necessarily have to be old for the ceiling fabric and foam to...
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Interior Door Handles
If a car door will not open or close, feels loose, or takes more effort to pull open, you may need to replace the interior door handle.
How to Keep Your Car Organized and Tidy
As people lead increasingly busier lifestyles and are constantly being on the go, it can have a negative impact on the state of affairs inside your car....
How to Safely Hide Items in Your Car
Cars are a great way to transport your belongings and sometimes we forget to remove some of our more valuable possessions. As any crime report will quickly show, cars...
How to Choose What Type of Car You Would Like to Build
Car shows are packed with vehicles that have been customized to one degree or another. Many custom cars have everything from custom paint jobs to engine modifications, from...
How to Choose the Best Family Car to Buy
Whether you’re looking to start a family or have a household of children to transport every day, families everywhere have more car buying options than ever before. From station...
How to Clean the Interior Roof of a Car
Your vehicle interior’s ceiling has a finished appearance. It is covered in fabric or vinyl which serves a few purposes including: Insulating the car from the cold Muffling...
How to Replace Car Carpeting
Your car’s carpet is underneath the seats, the console, and trim; it is a permanent fixture in your car. There are circumstances that can occur when you want to...
How to Apply a Custom Dashboard Sticker
Sometimes the dashboards that come with your car can appear bland and uninteresting. Customized dashboard sticker kits are a great option for you if you are looking to give your...
How to Get Rid of Oil and Grease on Your Car Door
Cleaning your car on a regular basis helps keep dirt and debris from building up on both its exterior and interior surfaces. This is easily accomplished most of...
How to Keep the Interior of a Convertible Looking Great
Convertible interiors need protection from the weather. Keep the top up and use a sunshade for maximum car interior protection.
How to Clean Up Vomit in Your Car
It can be a real hassle to clean the inside of a car when the mess is extensive. Spilling things like paint, milk, or gasoline means a difficult clean-up and probably...
How to Get Rid of Grease Stains in a Car
If you perform your own car repairs, work in an place that uses oil or grease regularly, or encounter oil or grease, you may track grease or...
How to Replace an Interior Door Handle
The inside handles on car doors fail when the handles come loose or when the doors are either hard to open or will not open at all.

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How do I set the automatic climate controls?
Your climate controls have an automatic setting. When this setting is on, all of the climate control features will be automatically set based on what the system deems is ideal given the conditions. Setting the automatic climate controls only takes...
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How do I turn on the recirculation?
The recirculation settings keep the air in the vehicle re-circulating, rather than bringing in new air from outside the vehicle. This is especially useful when the air outside of the vehicle is particularly dirty or odorous. To turn on the...
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How do I adjust the air vents?
The air vents are located along the instrument panel, and blow both cold and hot air into the cabin, depending on the climate control settings. You can adjust the air vent in two different ways, to find the ideal setting...
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Interior electronics don't work
It sounds as though the electrical part of the ignition switch is loosing contact internally; this will need to be verified, and the switch will possibly need to be replaced. I recommend you have a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic,...
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Interior lights not going off
The interior lights can be triggered by opening the door. A common failure item is the door switch, which tells the vehicle that doors are left open. Also, the metal near the locking mechanism on the door itself is typically...
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Rear door not closing correctly
Hello. Assuming that the light control switch in the front is properly set, and you have followed the instructions in the owners manual, then the problem is likely the light switch in the door jam. This is a relatively common...
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Door not opening from the inside
Hello, when you pull the handle to open the door, you are pulling on a cable that goes to the door latch. It's possible that the eyelet that the cable is attached to broke, the plastic retainer broke, or the...
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Ceiling material falling
This means that the headliner glue is deteriorating, causing the fabric to fall. In most cases, the headliner will need to be replaced, or possibly the fabric can be re-glued by an upholstery shop, or someone who specializes in automotive...
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Interior lights flickering
The problem most likely stems from the main power relay box having shorts or loose connections, causing the interior control module to become erratic. It could also be that the battery is not being charged, or making good connections to...
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Interior lights are not working
The most likely cause of this issue would be a short to ground somewhere in the interior lighting system. If a wire has too much metal exposed and it is coming in contact with the vehicle's chassis, excess amperage is...
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Interior systems lose power when temp is colder than -5 C (23 F)
A few faults could cause similar symptoms to what you are describing. The ones that come to mind are: One of the battery cables has failed The ignition switch is having issues In either case,...
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Condesation in car problem
Hi! I assume that the problem you're having is with the drains under the windshield wipers being clogged and unable to release the water. It would make sense because, if the drains are clogged by the windshield wipers, the water...
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Starting issues, battery is fine
Many different things can cause the vehicle to have a no start condition. The most common are the battery, battery cables, ignition switch, starter, or fuel pump. With the headlights not working there is a good chance that the fault...
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Water soaked carpets leaks
Hello there. A few different items can cause a leak when it rains for the 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva. The most common are a window seal, door seal, damaged door, or sunroof seal if equipped. Any of the seals should be...
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Water leak under dashboard
If your vehicle is equipped with a sun roof, then you may have a water leak due to the drains for the roof on both sides being blocked with dirt and debris. You may also have a blocked A/C drain...
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Do the seats fold down to become a flat surface? 2011 Honda CR-Z
After some research, it seems that the panel does in fact fold down to create a larger cargo area on some models. Consult your owners manual for the specific procedure on folding down the separation panel in your vehicle.
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Headlining fabric is falled down
Hello. The most cost effective thing to do is use a spray adhesive to tack the headliner back in place. Of course, you have to get behind the headliner to do that but you can get access in part through...
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Backseats removable - 2015 Infiniti QX60
Hello. It is possible to remove the rear seats, however, they would need to be uninstalled completely. The rear seats are bolted down and have electric motors built into them so removal would require tools. If the QX60 does not...
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My inside ceiling of my car is starting to hang, how do I fix the carpet ?
Hello there, the cloth fabric that lines the roof of your 2008 Honda Civic is also called the headlines. It is not uncommon for headlines to fail over time. The headliner is replaceable or in some cases able to be...
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Open sunroof during rain-damp front seats, water droplets near switches, damo carpet. Best solution to completely ensure no mold
As long as you totally dry the carpet you should not have a mold issue. If the carpets were completely soaked and floors were flooded then the carpet will need to be removed and the padding (JUTE) under the carpet...

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