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Cleaning headliner and visors

What do you guys use to clean the headliner and visors?

I just have a few dirty spots on the visors nothing bad. I am afraid to use anything much because of previous experiences on my old ZJ with it pulling the headliner loose.
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

bump im curious too
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

I have used Chemical Guys Fabric Clean & Lightning Fast Stain Extractor.

Fabric clean worked good on the Jeep (just used to freshen up really after I got it).

Lightning fast stain extractor worked great on my dads ML which had a juice stain on the passenger visor/headlining surround area.

In your case, I'd choose Fabric Clean, dilute 1:10.

I also spray the cleaner on a MF, then carefully wipe the areas with the saturated cloth turning when it becomes dirty. Make sure you don't soak the headliner or problems can occur...

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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

thanks marty!!!
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

Great info, Marty.. I've been reluctant b/c I'm afraid water or any other solvent will add to the stain so I guess everything is good in moderation when cleaning the headliner?
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

on the WK headliner....I have been successful with just a slightly dampened microfiber and a dry microfiber. Just rub until the dirt/stain is gone and then dry with the dry microfiber. Woolite is good for a stubborn stain.....just do the same except add the woolite to the first mircofiber(sparingly) and rub till the stain disapears. then rinse with a clean damp microfiber and then dry.
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

No worries guys.

Ryan, you are exactly right about moderation. When I said saturate the MF, I really mean so that it just feels damp.

I would also try 'patting' the MF over the stain rather than rubbing the headlining. Also give it a few pats with a dry MF when your done.
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

straight woolite or dilluted with distilled water scott?
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

straight......its very, very gentle. Use common sense and dont saturate the cloth....just a dab
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

Thanks alot for the help guys. I was just afraid to try anything, even water. I will report back next time I clean her up and get a few pictures.
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Re: Cleaning headliner and visors

Very simple and highly effective on just about anything fabric and vinyl -303 Cleaner & Spot Remover - 32 oz. I use it all over my car, home and clothes. If you want an awesome value get the concentrate of the same exact cleaner - 303 Fabric & Vinyl Cleaner - 32 oz. You can dilute this up 10:1 and get outstanding results and value.

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thanks for the recommendation Greg
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