Cleaning rubber

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    Can anyone suggest how best to clean green mould from the rubbers on the passenger and drivers door window seals and around the mirrors of Fiat Ducato ?
     
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    @Charlie should be able to advise you on this I'm sure he has done several threads on detailing.
     
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    I think @Charlie is away at present but checks forum when he has wifi
     
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    Soapy water and a toothbrush is what I use. I have a selection of dishwashing brushes from a pound shop for all the different bits.
     
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    I have used tyre buffing solution on rubber elements on cars with good results. It is available off EBay or from you local tyre fitting company.

    It is a nasty product though so wear gloves and rinse really really well after use. It's the product tyre fitters use to clean the inside of a tyre before repairing it.
     
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    a friend of mine who fixed washing machines fir a living told me that he used 50% meths and 50% lemon juice to remove mould from washing machine rubber seals. works like magic, but all down to chemistry of course
     
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    First clean with a small brush and soapy water with a small amount of Milton. When dry treat with Gummi Pflege , get the applicator with a sponge as the lipstick type is difficult to apply.
     
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    what ever you do, dont drip milton fluid on any fabrics, it is a mild but effective bleach
     
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