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post #1 of 9 Old 04-26-2010, 11:30 AM Thread Starter
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"NO Essentials" seats

For 3 years I've been biting my tongue on this. I'm dying to hear what's so great about the "YES Essentials" seats. I've been collecting stains for 3 years now and I can't find ANYTHING that gets these seats clean - in fact it seems like whenever I use mild soap and water to get a stain off, the stain barely fades and I get a water ring on the cloth - ESSENTIALLY (no pun intended) making it worse. My seats look AWFUL and I'm sick of it. If I hadn't been pitched on "stain resistant" I'd be less perturbed, but this is all gimmick if you ask me.

Not gonna lie, the best seats I ever had were the vinyl ones in my '97 2.5 TJ.

What are you guys using to clean them?


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post #2 of 9 Old 04-26-2010, 11:33 AM
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I've never really paid attention to my seats. I have spots still where my dog upchucked on them. Usually they are covered by a butt.
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post #3 of 9 Old 04-26-2010, 11:40 AM
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Still under warranty?
They can be replaced under warranty.

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Two kids and three dogs. I'm not having any problem getting stains out with mild soap and water. :dunno
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post #5 of 9 Old 04-26-2010, 12:35 PM
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My dad had those seats in his PT Cruiser. They look like crap now and we've tried very hard to scrub the stains out. I think it's all a gimmick too. The best thing I would think to do would be spray the seats with scotch guard every few months.


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Still under warranty?
They can be replaced under warranty.
not a chance ...60K miles.

I'm going to rent an industrial shampooer, get them as clean as possible, and then steal some plastic off grandma's couch to cover them for eternity.

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post #7 of 9 Old 04-26-2010, 02:31 PM
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Still under warranty?
They can be replaced under warranty.

How long are they covered under warranty? Only have 4k miles now but i have the "Added Care Plus" extended lifetime contact and wonder if those are included under the extended coverage

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post #8 of 9 Old 04-26-2010, 10:05 PM
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not absolutely sure, but I doubt any extended warranty on the fabric. Under basic warranty we are supposed to do a test clean on the seat and if we can't get it clean then replace the fabric.

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post #9 of 9 Old 04-27-2010, 10:26 AM
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Two dogs and really don't have a problem. I clean them and when they dry you can't tell where the spot was.

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