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Permanent Marker on Vehicle Interior

How do you get permanent black marker out of the interior of a van?

By melissa

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June 13, 20100 found this helpful

I used Ink away made by GooGone when my kids got a hold of a marker in my van, all over the back of the seats! And it all went away. I got it at either Lowes or Menard's. It also says to use hairspray or WD40 on other places on this web site. Good luck!

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February 18, 20180 found this helpful

After reading all the comments about the spray sunscreen, I decided to give it a shot. I have a 2011 Lexus RX350 with tan leather interior and my grandson wrote on the door with a purple permanent marker. I bought the Banana Boat Sport SPF50 and sprayed it on an inconspicuous area first. No issues then I sprayed on the offended area. The ink started dripping off immediately and it took about 10 very small and soft circular rubs and the stain was gone.

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I only let it set for a couple seconds. I sprayed once more to get rid of the residue. It didn't affect the leather dye, I think because it was fast and I didn't scrub too hard. I then wipe the panel down with soapy water and then dried it. All in all, it worked great and I thank everyone's previous posts about the suntan spray. I appreciate not having to get the panel replaced. Looks like the same as before the incident.

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February 11, 20100 found this helpful

My grandchildren went outside to get the oldest one's homework (kindergarten), and when they didn't return in 5 minutes my daughter went out there to see what was going on. They were writing on the interior of the car with a permanent black marker on the dash board and the console. How do we get this off? Please help! Thanks.

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By Kimberly from Cuyahoga Falls, OH

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Permanent Marker on Vehicle Interior

Use a dry erase marker. Any color will work, then wipe the dry erase marker off. (10/23/2009)

By Michelle Landreth

Permanent Marker on Vehicle Interior

Magic eraser, magic eraser, magic eraser. I even removed permanent marker off of a material desk chair with one. (10/23/2009)

By Claudia MacKendrick

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October 20, 20090 found this helpful

My wonderful 3 year old daughter got a hold of a permanent marker in the back seat of her father's new truck. She got it all over the inside of the door (vinyl I think) and all over the back of the seat which is cloth. Does anyone know how to get this out?

Renee from MI

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Permanent Marker on Vehicle's Interior

For the vinyl part you can use rubbing alcohol on a cloth to remove the permanent marker.

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I have no idea how you will get the marker out of the cloth though. (02/26/2009)

By Sherry

Permanent Marker on Vehicle's Interior

This sounds crazy, but you may want to try hairspray. Test it in an area not visible first to make sure it won't leave a stain. I know this works on painted surfaces, tables, and some cloth. Good luck! (02/26/2009)

By Karenstephanie

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