How do you get rid of the smell from WD40?

Joyce L Miller
by Joyce L Miller

How do u get rid of the smell? WD40 has a very strong oder.

  7 answers
  • Lisa Lisa on Dec 28, 2018

    Depends on where you used it as to what you can do.

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Dec 28, 2018

    Hi Joyce,

    Simple Green works, it you can handle the odor of that. Available at supermarkets, walmart, and DIY dtores.

  • Charles Clark Charles Clark on Dec 28, 2018

    use vinegar first...allow to dry. Then Spray lemon juice. Will give you a very pleasant smell not too pungent

  • Marie Marie on Dec 29, 2018

    Fill a saucer with Bicarbonate of Soda and leave it for a day or so. The Bicarb will absorb the smell, also good when you are painting.

  • Deb K Deb K on Oct 07, 2021

    Hello, hope this helps

    Pour distilled white vinegar in a clean spray bottle. Mist the smelly couch fabric with the vinegar and let dry. The vinegar will eliminate odours -- including those caused by WD-40 -- as it dries on the fabric.

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Apr 17, 2023

    Spray with white vinegar, let dry, that should take care of the odor.

  • Depending on what it's been used on, vinegar should work.