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Disappointed with Tesla's all weather mats

Discussion in 'Model S' started by BBB4000, Apr 17, 2017.

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  1. BBB4000

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    Has anyone else had issues cleaning their Tesla all weather mats? I picked these up in December 2016 and just can not get them cleaned. I have tried soap & water, soaking in soap, scrubbing, etc. The pics are after I cleaned the mats over the weekend.

    For what these mats cost I am really disappointed with their quality. I have had mats from Lexus and other manufacturers that look good as new after a simple rinse.
     

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    what are you soiling the mats with? I have the same mats and they don't have the problems you are
     
  3. RichardD

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    I usually use a brush like the ones you scrub pots with. I could see pressure washing them as well.
    Hope that helps. Mine tend to get dirty as well, but I look at it like, atleast thats not on my carpet.
     
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    I agree, and don't use Armor All on them.
     
  5. BBB4000

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    it's just dirt dragged in after a rainy day. nothing crazy.
     
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    simple green + tire brush, or if you have a pressure washer.
     
  7. BBB4000

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    I have tried a brush and pressure washing, to no avail :(
     
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    how do you still have the 'tesla' stickers on your mats if you have tried to clean them? mine came off/fell out before I even tried to clean my mats the first time.
    how about some plastic/rubber cleaner for cars? I have problems getting the black plastic clean on the sides of the car where the battery is and some of this stuff helps
    maybe peroxide..or vinegar?
     
  9. BBB4000

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    Those aren't stickers, they are part of the rubber.
     
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    so did Tesla sell me knock off versions ? :p
    the rubber 'Tesla' pieces are/were just stuck in on my mats. one sunny day and they unstuck. but this was in 2013 or so, pretty sure they use weather tech mats with stickers
     
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    I just cleaned mine yesterday. I have never had much luck making this type of rubber/plastic mats looking like new but I thought mine cleaned up reasonably well. I used Meguiar's interior cleaner.
     
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    This has been my experience with all Weather Tech mats. You cant scrub the ugly away. I wont buy them anymore.
     
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    If this is true, that's crap. I've had excellent all weather mats from a variety of other auto manufacturers that look amazing even after several years. And they cost 1/3 to 1/2 the price.
     
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    one more thing, which mats do you use in your Tesla?
     
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    Have you tried cleaning without this product? I'm curious if it's this particular spray that does the trick. I also don't love the idea of spending $50 on mat cleaner after already spending $250 on mats. These things should be self cleaning :)
     
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    I have purchased WeatherTech floor mats for all of my cars over the years, as I live in a snow/slush part of the world. Their cleaning kit is the only cleaner that I have found that can keep them looking new.
     
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    I agree. The cleaner works and the protector restores the nice matt finish.
     
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