Many models in our lineup come equipped with leather seats, and virtually every vehicle we sell offers them as an optional upgrade. With this in mind, you should have any trouble understanding why so many Marietta-area drivers ask our service team about how to clean leather car seats! Although leather is a sensitive material, leather seat care is far from difficult when you have the right products on hand. We’ve got you covered.
Ready to get started? Take these steps to keep your leather car seats in great condition:
If you’re not using the correct products, even the most thorough leather seat care regimen won’t achieve the results you desire. Make sure to use colorless, damp rags without rough fibers, and pick up appropriate leather cleaning products at our BMW parts department. Check your owner’s manual for recommendations if you’re unsure of what products to use.
Knowing what not to use is also important. If you’re in a pinch, you might be tempted to use household cleaner, dark cloths, detergents, or furniture polish. Think again, and wait to clean your leather seats until you have exactly what you need.
If you have leather seats, there are a few products you’ll want to steer clear of. It’s best practice to stick with a damp cloth. If you need to wash them more thoroughly, you can mix a small amount of soap with warm water or use a high-quality leather cleaner. Check your owner’s manual to see what type is suggested. Overall, you’re going to want to stay clear of the following cleaning products:
Interested in a professional touch or want to learn more about how to clean BMW leather car seats? Hoping to learn more DIY car care skills to practice in Smyrna or Alpharetta? Schedule service at our Duluth service center, check out our service tips and tricks today, learn how to check your oil, what to do after an accident, learn about the BMW X3 towing capacity, BMW X7 towing capacity, or even find out why you should buy a BMW.