One of my kids left the front passenger door open during a thunderstorm about a month ago, and the carpet got soaked on the passenger side to where there was almost a puddle. I've tried soaking with towels and using hand held carpet cleaner, but water will not come out, even though the carpet is still wet. Pulled it up and discovered the padding is sealed to the carpet with plastic. I tried to make some holes in the plastic, but not much coming out, padding is soaked but need to squeeze and can't make enough holes to accommodate the water. Is it possible to cut out the padding and replace in that one section? Anyone ever done this before? It's beginning to smell funky. Thanks!