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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-09-2015, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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How to Deodorize Car?

What is best way to deodorize a car? My ex smoked and now with new people who come around me they smell it in there. Even if I am in the car and go in someones house with clothes that I just washed, I get the comment that I smell like cigarettes. So it obviously is going off the car and onto me. What would be best way to kill the odor. Because obviously I've grown immune to smelling it.

If no real options, then I guess other option is to leave it alone. Probably will be trading this one in at some point. So I won't have to worry about it. I'll just have to make sure nobody smokes in the new car.
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One option is to have it ozoned. That'll usually kill the odors.

Otherwise, you're looking at removing the entire interior and cleaning everything.

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One option is to have it ozoned. That'll usually kill the odors.

Otherwise, you're looking at removing the entire interior and cleaning everything.
How much would ozoning it cost? At this point I'd rather not spend alot if potentially this one will get traded in. I can just start fresh and the new car be a "no smoking" area.
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Not sure - it's not something you'd do yourself.

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Change your cabin air filter too. There's an arm and hammer with febreeze filter but it's about $30. Maybe get the car steam cleaned and detailed at a pro shop or as mentioned, ozoned.


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