How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Wiping Down Leather Seat


Alhambra drivers adore their luxury vehicles which usually includes leather car seat. Leather seats are more luxurious than cloth seats but require regular care to keep them in good condition and prevent cracking. Learn how to clean leather car seats here with New Century BMW, and contact us for a detailed BMW cleaning.

Tips on How to Clean Leather Car Seats

These are the simple steps to get your leather car seats clean and shiny for your San Gabriel drives:

  1. Gently vacuum all the crevices of your seats to remove any loose dirt, dust, and debris. 
  2. Then,apply a pH-neutral cleaning product to your upholstery. Be sure to avoid getting any cleaner into the perforations. 
  3. Use a soft-bristled brush and microfiber cloth to scrub the leather upholstery gently. 
  4. Once your seats are clean, apply a gentle leather conditioner to them using a fresh, clean microfiber cloth. Allow the conditioner to dry and buff it in with another clean microfiber cloth. This will help keep your seats supple and keep them from cracking. 

What Cleaning Products Should You Use?

You should use a colorless, soft damp rag to dust your leather car seats lightly. Use warm water with some gentle soap or a specially made leather cleaner for a more thorough wash. You can purchase some from the New Century BMW parts center. Regardless of which cleaner you choose, these are a few things you should avoid using on your leather seats: 

  • Furniture polish
  • Sharp objects that may poke or scratch the leather
  • Dark cloths that may bleed color
  • Harsh detergents
  • Regular household cleaners

Additional Leather Care Tips

  1. It’s a good idea to keep a travel-sized bottle of leather cleaning solution and clean microfiber cloths in your car if you need a quick BMW cleaning while you’re out on Arcadia roads. 
  2. Store your vehicle in a garage as much as possible to avoid exposure to extreme temperatures.. 
  3. When you’re out and about running errands in Pasadena, try to get shaded parking spots to prevent sun damage and bleaching. 

Get a BMW Detail at New Century BMW

Now that you know how to clean leather car seats, could you use a professional BMW cleaning? If so, trust New Century BMW for a thorough BMW detail. We know how to do it right! Feel to browse our service coupons to see if you can save some money and make a service appointment. We are always ready to help, so contact us today.

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