You have at last identified the fuel leak that had been a problem for several days but now you can’t eliminate the smell of gasoline that pollutes the interior of your Mercedes C class.
If you have not quite identified the origin of the fuel smell, we advise that you have a look at our article on the subject: “Mercedes C class smelling like gasoline”.
In the case you have identified it, we will describe how to solve it and restore a healthy smell in your Mercedes C class.
Different steps to remove the smell in your Mercedes C class
First of all, if the fuel source is inside, you must find it and absorb as much as possible. Make use of old cloths or mops that should be discarded after handling as they will not be reusable.
For the remaining fuel that you cannot absorb inside your Mercedes C class, use the help of the sun. Indeed, if you keep your vehicle in full sun for a few hours, some of it will disappear.
Now, for the remaining part, you need to prepare a cleaning mixture.
We advise using carpet shampoo mixed with water. Prepare this in a bucket to come with a homogeneous mixture. It will be efficient for your Mercedes C class. Rub vigorously with a cloth or the green side of a sponge. You will also need to throw away what you use here.
Another useful mixture is a mixture between a third of water, vinegar and finally baking soda. Also very powerful in eliminating odours in your Mercedes C class.
Rub vigorously for a few minutes. Then, you must dry out as much of the area 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 tips to permanently clear away the smell in your Mercedes C class.
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 use baking soda, which will absorb these annoying odours of your Mercedes C class. 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 necessarily think about is cat litter. Indeed, this is basically intended to retain and absorb the odours of cats that are long lasting. So it also works very well for your Mercedes C class. It is recommended to let it work a little longer than baking soda (a full day would be very effective).
Finally, we recommend 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 practice to find a clean and odourless interior.
To discover more tips on the Mercedes C class, take a look at the Mercedes C class category.