How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Owning a vehicle with leather seats can be exciting and luxurious for cruising through %%target_city_%%. While leather seats are more luxurious than cloth, they do require a bit more upkeep to ensure they remain in good condition. Ensure proper leather seat care with these helpful tips from Medlin Mazda. Need some help? Schedule a service appointment today!



Tips on How to Clean Leather Car Seats

For the best leather seat care tips, trust Medlin Mazda. Use our guide and keep your leather car seats looking like new again. Simply follow these steps:

  1. To start, you’ll want to vacuum the crevices of your seats to remove any dust, dirt, or debris.
  2. Once the debris has been removed, apply a pH-neutral cleaning solution to your upholstery making sure you’re not getting the excess liquid cleaner into any perforations.
  3. Use a microfiber cloth and soft-bristled brush to gently clean the leather upholstery.
  4. After your seats are clean, apply an approved leather conditioner to your seats, and gently work in using a clean microfiber cloth. Let conditioner dry and then buff in with another clean microfiber cloth. Using a leather conditioner will help keep your seats supple and avoid cracking.

What Cleaning Products Should Be Used?

You should use a colorless, simple damp rag to lightly dust the car seats. If you’re looking for a deeper clean, you can use warm water and either a bit of soap or a specially made leather cleaner to wipe down the seats. Your owner’s manual will have a few recommendations as to which you should use.

Cleaning your seats is important to keeping them in the best condition possible, this means avoiding certain products including:

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

Additional Leather Care Tips

  1. Keep a travel bottle of leather cleaning solution and clean microfiber cloths on hand in your vehicle. This will help you keep your seats clean of dust, spills, and debris while on the go around Huntington Beach.
  2. If you have access to a garage, use that to store your vehicle as much as possible. Avoiding extreme temperatures can help preserve the life of your leather.
  3. When out running errands in Corona Del Mar or running errands in Irvine, be on the lookout for shaded parking spots. Parking in the shade can prevent sun bleaching and damage.

Want to Know More About Cleaning Leather Car Seats?

Learn more about how to care for your leather seats, ask about the Mazda maintenance schedules, and find other car service tips and tricks, such as a guide on tire rotations or how to sanitize your car, with Medlin Mazda. Want help getting your car’s interior back to its original pristine condition? Contact the Medlin Mazda service center for assistance and advice.

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