How do you get skunk smell out of a car's exterior?

What's the best way to get the skunk smell off my car? I think I hit a skunk or some other animal, and the outside of my car has a terrible odor.

“Pew—let’s fix that! The best way to get the skunk smell off the exterior of your car is to use a vinegar-based cleaning solution.
You can mix one up at home by combining equal parts dish detergent and vinegar. Using a spray bottle that hooks to your hose (you can buy these at Home Depot), spray the underside of your car and your wheels.
Let it dry. If the smell isn’t gone, repeat the process.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Aug 30, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.

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