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Gasoline Odor

Someone possibly me, accidentally spilled about two gallons of gasoline in the trunk of my car. Any suggestions as to how to remove the odor? I’ve tried fabric freshener and cat litter. I’ve also left my trunk open for close to a week.

That is a tough one. You can try using a good detergent and lots of water. Remove any carpeting type stuff first and clean it separately.

You might try your local auto detailer or one a fire restoration company.


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i agree with the guy. rip out all carpeting from the trunk, and use some serious ammonia, or even stronger stuff. and…hope for the best.