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The Definitive Ranking Of Car Messes

We know your car is part of your everyday life. Keep it clean so you can enjoy more of it, and look to Ford for all of life's journeys. Even the messy ones!

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11. The "Coffee Addict" Mess

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Coffee must make you pretty shaky, because you now have coffee stains all over the inside of your car. With a little scrubbing, a mix of detergent and vinegar should do the trick and leave your car seats shiny and new.

10. The "Been Watching Too Many Home Improvement Shows" Mess

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So you decided to remodel the kitchen on your own? And the living room? And finish off the basement? Good luck with that. In the meantime, invest in a nice Shop-Vac to clean up all the sawdust on your floor from lugging all the lumber around in the backseat.

8. The “Rain With a Chance of Open Windows" Mess

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The good news? You have a nice, fancy sun roof. The bad news? You forgot about that sun roof overnight. Whoops. Try this easy fix for getting mold out of your interior.

6. The "Sweaty Workout" Mess

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Gross, gross, so gross. You figure "Hey, why take my gym clothes out of the car if I'm going to use them again tomorrow?" Well, all that procrastinating leads to one of the worst car smells imaginable. Try this baking soda and charcoal hack to get your car smelling normal again.

3. The "Teenager'" Mess

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Whether you're a teenager, the parent of a teenager, or just act like a teenager, this is one of the worst messes in existence. For a general cleaning of your car's interior, mix some vinegar in with some boiling water and scrub your seats with a rag. It should keep the inside of your car looking spotless until the next food-related mishap.