You have at last found the fuel leak that had been difficulty for several days but now you can’t eliminate the smell of gasoline that pollutes the interior of your Jeep Renegade.
If you have not yet determined the origin of the fuel smell, we recommend that you check out our article on the subject: “Jeep Renegade smelling like gasoline”.
However, if you have identified it, we will describe how to remedy it and restore a healthy smell in your Jeep Renegade.
Different steps to remove the smell in your Jeep Renegade
First of all, if the fuel source is inside, you must discover it and absorb as much as possible. Use old cloths or mops that should be discarded after handling as they will not be reusable.
For the remaining fuel that you capable to absorb inside your Jeep Renegade, use the help of the sun. Actually, if you keep your vehicle in full sun for a few hours, some of it will evaporate.
Now, for the remaining part, you need to prepare a cleaning mixture.
We recommend using carpet shampoo mixed with water. Prepare this in a bucket to have a homogeneous mixture. It will be efficient for your Jeep Renegade. Apply vigorously with a cloth or the green side of a sponge. You will also have to throw away what you make use of here.
Another usable mixture is a mixture between a third of water, vinegar and finally baking soda. Also very powerful in getting rid of odours in your Jeep Renegade.
Rub vigorously for a few minutes. Then, you must dry out as much of the location as possible by absorbing with different cloths. The sun will complete the end of the work.
Now that the stain is cleaned, here are some strategies to permanently remove the smell in your Jeep Renegade.
First reflex, an anti-odour spray, special for cars. Be cautious, however, if you have leather or other coating in your car. Take something suitable.
Alternatively, you can employ baking soda, which will absorb these unpleasant odours of your Jeep Renegade. Sprinkle the area and let it work for a few hours. Repeat the operation for several days for an optimal effect.
Another very powerful product that we don’t always think about is cat litter. Actually, this is basically meant to keep and absorb the odours of cats that are strong. So it also will work very well for your Jeep Renegade. It is recommended to let it work a little longer than baking soda (a full day would be very effective).
Finally, we advise that you use ground coffee in the area in question, it also has very effective odour absorbing effects.
Here are the different tips you can make use of to find a clean and odourless interior.
In the event that you have any additional questions about the Jeep Renegade, do not hesitate to consult our Jeep Renegade category.