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Old 02-04-2015, 10:26 PM
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denim dye stains in leather upholstery

I have a 2014 Durango that is my wife's daily driver. We just bought it in July. It has gotten a denim dye transfer stain on the back of the seat. The seats are a light tan. Does anyone know of any products/methods to get this out?

I have tried Mequiar's and Lexol leather cleaners with no luck. There was some dye on the seat bottom, but I was able to get that to come off with moderate effort. This stain on the back just won't budge.
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Old 02-05-2015, 12:47 AM
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Adams Leather Cleaner and Conditioner - worked on my Silverado (and smells incredible).

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and this is the stuff that smells amazing...

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Old 02-05-2015, 12:51 AM
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Use a Brush and go slow, I diluted the cleaner 50/50 with water. If it's not working well enough try some undiluted. Then go back an condition... it will haze a little, the haze buffs out with a cloth.
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Old 02-05-2015, 12:53 AM
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this stuff was also recommended but I haven't tried it:

Leatherique Leather Rejuvenator/ Prestine Clean Pair 16 Oz

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Old 02-05-2015, 12:57 AM
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I was warned to be very hesitant to buy leather cleaners from walmart or an autoparts store.....Adams and Leatherique were both recommended by multiple people in another forum.

I do dig the smell of the Adams conditioner!
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:18 AM
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Totally Awesome???
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:32 AM
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I'd think TA might remove too much color/pigment from the leather. I am a staunch proponent for TA but might be too strong for leather.
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:33 AM
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PS I can see your wife's outline in the seat - you lucky dog!
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Old 02-05-2015, 11:55 AM
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I'd think TA might remove too much color/pigment from the leather. I am a staunch proponent for TA but might be too strong for leather.
At full concentrate I'd agree... diluted it may be okay.
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Old 02-05-2015, 12:01 PM
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Shoot me here but last resort.... Magic eraser? I know it essentially sands it but idk how desperate you are to have it out!
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