Babybel wax/dye on car seat


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Old 08-09-06, 01:34 PM
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Unhappy Babybel wax/dye on car seat

I foolishly left a small strip of Babybel rind on the car seat. The wax melted and has left a red stain on the seat. The car belongs to my partner and he is livid about the stain. So far I have tried using nail polish remover and special car upholstery cleaner but it's not budged.

There is no wax residue as such, just the stain.

Please help!!
 
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Old 08-09-06, 01:43 PM
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Cloth or leather seats? Leather cleaning is best left to a professional. Cloth seats are better for DIY cleaning. I would first try rubbing alcohol on a clean, white rag, blotting from the outside of the stain toward the center to prevent spreading. If that doesn't work, try the same technique with mineral spirits. Best to test each method first in an inconspicuous place to test for colorfastness of the cloth.
 
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Old 08-09-06, 10:33 PM
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Cloth seats (he wishes it was leather!!). Any particular alcohol?! Yes, I know not beer!
 
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Old 08-10-06, 05:40 AM
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I normally use rubbing alcohol.
 
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Old 08-11-06, 12:10 AM
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Sorry!

Hi Mitch,
Pardon my ignorance but I don't know what you mean by rubbing alcohol! I think this must be a US/UK confusion thing!

Thanks for your help anyway x
 
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Old 08-11-06, 05:18 AM
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Rubbing alcohol is isopropyl alcohol. Sold in drug stores and discount stores as a topical antiseptic.
 
 

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