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Ok, so I was getting something out of the back seat whilst simultaneously filling out a withdrawal slip in the bank drive-thru. I had the pen in my hand, reached into the back seat and ended up with a 2-inch long ink mark on the headliner. Anyone have any advice on getting it out?

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go to a auto parts store and get some upholstery shampoo it will take it out.

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Paint thinner. I'm assuming the headliner is not black (which could make the area you clean lighter if it was black, but you won't notice it if it's tan/gray)? Anyways, all you have to do is get a towel, dip a small corner in some paint thinner (don't get a ton of paint thinner on it), and gently rub at the spot with the area of the towel with paint thinner on it. I don't know if I ever had to do this for a pen mark, but I did do this at work for other stuff on headliners, door sills, doors, seats, etc.

Don't rub too hard or you'll get a lighter patch in your headliner, and you can't fix that.

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Nail polish remover then blot with clean dry towel. Gets out pen every time, though it might take a few applications to completely remove it. Be sure to blot not wipe, it will smear if you wipe it.

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