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How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Wiping Down Leather Seat

Leather seat care is crucial to keep up after buying a new or used vehicle with leather seating. Unlike cloth seats, leather seats do need more tender loving care to extend their lifespan. At Mercedes-Benz of Rochester, we teach you how to clean leather car seats the correct way. Contact our service department for more information.

Tips on How to Clean Leather Car Seats

There are many Sterling Heights drivers with cars that have leather seats. Therefore, you likely want to know more than just how to clean car seats. You want to learn how to clean leather car seats. Here are some helpful tips:

  • Vacuum the seats and crevices to remove dust and debris.
  • Apply a pH-neutral cleaner to your leather seats. Avoid getting any of the cleaning solutions inside open areas.
  • Gently use a microfiber cloth or soft-bristled brush to clean the leather seats.
  • Apply an approved leather conditioner and gently rub it in with a clean microfiber cloth. Let the conditioner dry, and then buff the seats with another dry and clean microfiber cloth. The conditioner will not only polish your leather seats with a nice moisturizing shine, but it will also protect the leather from cracking.

Leather Car Seats: What Cleaning Products Should I Use?

Rochester drivers should use a colorless, white rag that is damp and wipe the leather seats in-between cleanings. If you need more of a clean but do not have time for a full clean, use some warm water with soap specially made for leather seats. Here is what to avoid doing when cleaning leather car seats:

  • Sharp objects that may scratch
  • Household cleaner
  • Dark cloths
  • Detergents
  • Furniture polish

Want to Know More About Cleaning Leather Car Seats?

If you have additional questions on how to clean leather car seats, or if you are looking for how to clean car seats in general, turn to the experts here at Mercedes-Benz of Rochester. Our service technicians can answer any questions you may have. If you prefer having your vehicle detailed by one of our professionals, feel free to schedule a service appointment with us. At Mercedes-Benz of Rochester, we are proud to serve you! You can find us near Troy in Rochester Hills!

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