5 Ways to Get Stains Out of Car Seats (DIY With Steps)

Updated: Jan 11

Remove stains from your cars seats with these expert auto detailing tips. Keep your cars re-sell value up by doing it yourself!

Remove Stains From Car Seat With a Steam Cleaner

Step 1: Spray Auto Detail Degreaser on Designated Stain

This significantly enhances the chance of getting your upholstery's toughest stains gone. Spraying the cleaner breaks down any gunk or biotic substances trapped inside, releasing it for the next step.

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Step 2: Steam Clean the Stain on Your Car Seat

This is by far the most effective resolution to removing a stain from your cars seats, used by professional detailing techs everywhere. This method not only extracts deep dust, grime, and dirt from your seats, but also kills the bacteria lying within it. Set the steam cleaner to a maximum of 300 degrees and a minimum of 212 degrees being careful not to damage your upholstery. If your looking for a safe non-toxic Eco-friendly solution, steam cleaning your cars seats is the way to go!

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Remove Stains From Car Seats with a Drill Brush

Step 1: Soak Stain in Auto Detail Stain Remover

Step 2: Drill Brush Stain

With powerful agitation abilities, this is the quickest manual form of upholstery stain removal. The constant circular rotation at a high velocity drags even the deepest stain to the top of the surface for an easier extraction.The stiffness of the brush should be no higher than a "yellow" bristle brush, with a "white" bristle brush being the most ideal. Make sure to wipe the stain with a microfiber towel to soak up the remainder of the stain.

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Remove Stains From Car Seats With Upholstery Brush

Step 1: Spray Foaming Cleaning Agent on Stain and Surrounding Area

Step 2: Vigorously Scrub Designated Area

Take your auto detailing upholstery brush and in a circular motion scrub the stain until visibly lightened. You want to make sure after foaming appears to clean the stain up with an absorbing microfiber towel. Repeat this process until blotch is entirely gone.

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Remove Stains from car seats with a Shop Vacuum

Step 1: Spray Auto Upholstery Stain Remover on Stain and let it sit

Step 2: Wipe Stain back and forth forcibly with microfiber towel

Step 3: Vacuum the stain

Yes Vacuum the stain! This is a little trick professional detailing techs use today that they do not want you to discover. Ideally, you want to use the detailing vacuum attachment as seen


While vacuuming the wet remains of the seats, aggressively push down allowing the pressure to release what remains of the residuum. (This is a simulation of our bonus expert professional tip that guarantees the extraction of ANY stain.) Let the vacuum do its job by drawing out the residuum, repeat this process until you have your desired result.

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Remove Stains with Baking Soda and Vinegar

Step 1: Pour baking soda on affected area

Step 2: Spray Vinegar on Baking Soda

This slightly smelly solution uses its natural reaction to break up any stains and deep odors within your cars seats. Wait until the solution is bubbling, then grab your microfiber towel and soak up the stain.

Guaranteed Stain Removal (Bonus Content)

Hot Stain Extraction

This can be done after every example of the DIY stain extraction process! A hot stain extraction is the ultimate stain lifting procedure of any professional auto detailer in the nation.

Using your favorite stain extractor safe solution, fill the solution tank making sure not to exceed the max amount allowable. Next press firmly down on stain and begin the extraction process. You will notice that the front face of the suction tool will begin to pull dirty liquid out of the seat accordingly. When the extractor no longer draws out dirt infused liquid the stain should be completely invisible and back to new! Repeat this process if the stain is not absent.

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