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Old 07-19-2010, 12:58 PM   #1
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so i put a thing of oil in the trunk, i forgot it was in there, and im assumeing at some point it hit the wall, and popped, thank god not all the oil spilled out of the gallon jug, but enough....how do i clean this!?
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Old 07-19-2010, 01:13 PM   #2
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Old 07-19-2010, 01:46 PM   #3
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speedy dry...or just use kitty litter.
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/\ Definitely get something to soak up and clump the oil first, if there is pools of it in your trunk. There are many products out there for that.
After that wipe with degreaser or try dish soap. Use full strength first (no water), then move to soapy water. Good luck
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It will help fight corrosion. LOL thats what I told myself when I spilt 3/4 of a gallon of gear oil in my trunk.

It ends up getting down under the rear seat and carpet, so you're going to need to remove those to get it all.
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Old 07-19-2010, 02:57 PM   #6
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I will assume that the oil is sitting in the spare-tire well? If so, there is a rubber plug that you can access from underneath the car. It's hidden under the spare-tire hold-down.

Try soaking it up first as suggested. Try to get as much out as possible. Then get some Simple Green and pull that rubber plug out. Spray-down the well and of course, have a catch-pan underneath.

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my friend and i used brake cleaner, car soap and literally scrubbed it with a cloth.. we flooded the whole trunk in water cleaning it.
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my friend and i used brake cleaner, car soap and literally scrubbed it with a cloth.. we flooded the whole trunk in water cleaning it.
flood damage haha
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