My sunroof was left open during a rainstorm recently and the interior of the car got pretty soaking wet. I was able to dry up most of the visible water. However, a lot of water got inside the ceiling and dripped down the windshield crossbars. The cloth ceiling was damp for a bit and now the next day reeks of musty mildew. What is the best way to try and clean inside the ceiling paneling? Obviously, anything I put down there can't really be vacuumed up afterwards...
The "best" way is to remove the interior trim to clean it and make certain it is completely dry before you reinstall it. This is not a job for the faint of heart.
so basically, I have to take it to a dealer to clean it for me, is what you're saying?– TedJan 25, 2017 at 14:51
I have pulled the interior out of several cars and even gotten them back in. I just takes a lot of time. If you don't want to do that, then try calling a good detailing shop, they may do it. Tell the person who left the sunroof open to help pay for it.– enderw88Jan 26, 2017 at 2:35