Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 08:22:37 GMT From: "Jeremy Brown" <jerem43nospamnet> Subject: Re: BAD odor in leather interior of 200 saab
Peppermint extract works good for organic smells. -- Jeremy Visit my 1986 Saab 900T & me at: http://jerem43.home.att.net "Mike" <mteeplesnospam.net> wrote in message news:8jo3i2p0hh8jtlf6p5ghubcj5hi09vmf0gnospamcom... > > This is probably going to sound pretty crazy, but it has worked for > me... > > Two things will help eliminate/replace bad odors - vanilla (REAL) and > coffee grounds (fresh ground is the best). > > I have saturated a cotton cloth with vanilla and placed it on or in a > plastic bag under a car seat. Overnight the smell is much better. > > Similarly, coffee grounds can be placed in a mesh bag and put under > the seat of the car. > > Much better smelling car in just a few hours. I like doing the coffee > grounds treatment first for a week and then the vanilla. > > Has worked great for me in several bad smelling cars. > > \ Mike Teeples / > Salt Lake City, Utah > > '90 SPG - 150k miles > '87 Turbo - 187k miles - retired > '85 Turbo - 278+k miles - RIP > > On 1 Oct 2006 20:29:25 -0700, "Al" <ACHURCHnospamL.COM> wrote: > >>my saab was transported form the east coast to Denver 2 weeks ago. upon >>arriving via enclosed truck there is a HORRIBLE odor. i can liken it >>mostly to crayons, but it smells rather toxic/unhealthy. it just is >>there unrelated to the car being on or off. any ideas of what that may >>be???? HELP!!!! nervous to drive it w/ 16 mo old baby.