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I've been told not to use Armorall to clean the dash plastic generally , [ milky residue ] What is the trick to cleaning .

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I generally use a damp cloth (dilute auto detergent), followed by a small amount of ArmorAll, again on a damp cloth. I don't spray the ArmorAll directly onto the surface.

There's no magic about cleaning, and generally, you can't clean any surface with a single application of "stuff". ArmorAll contains silicone compounds which are usually regarded as harmless, but you wouldn't necessarily want a polished surface on the top of the dash.
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I use Lexol vinyl cleaner. I use their leather cleaner and protectant for the seats.
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Armor-all can make things slippery plus if you get and on your windows, it will smear the glass with a film that I have never seen removed by any other product. Be careful to spray the product onto a cloth and be careful applying from the cloth.
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Armor-all: NO NO NO NO..... I use 303: dash, tires, trim, etc. Nothing but the best for me.
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I also use 303 protectant. It's not greasy or shiny. The best thing I like about this product is that it has UV protection.
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NO to Armor All!

i just use Windex/Glass Plus. it cleans as well as leaving a slight shine.
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Heard that Armor all can cause cracks if applied and felt under the sun. Lexol would be safer to use and very effective.
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I use Turtle wax 'interior cleaner' from the 'Ice' line of products they have, blue bottle, and it works great, doesn't leave it greasy looking, smells good, and lasts a while ... you can reapply it a week or two later and looks great again. I use it on all the door panels, kick panels, basically anything plastic in the interior and it's done a good job for me.

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Another great product is Megs interior quick detailer. Its a 2-1 product, it cleans and protects the surface with out leaving any greasy substance.
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