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post #1 of 3 Old 19th November 2011, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
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How to restore interior color change?

Hello guys. I have 2011 A5 with black interior.
I used armor all on the door panels to clear out some shoe traces.
I've used it a couple of times, and now I realized that the color of the rubber/plastic became lighter than before.
Is there anyway I can restore the color and make it darker as before?
Many thanks in advance.

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post #2 of 3 Old 19th November 2011, 08:49 PM
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There's nothing in Armor All that should permanently discolor plastic. Try mixing a spray bottle with water and Dawn dish washing liquid.Spray and clean the area with a rag or soft bristle brush. Rinse with plain water. Good luck.

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1Z einszett Plastic Deep Cleaner followed by 1Z einszett Cockpit Premium Interior Cleaner..both leave a deep matte finish.

I experienced the same issue upon receiving my car back from dealership, they used a greasy product (assuming Armor All or something like it) that made everything look faded and greasy.
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