Volvo XC90: Cleaning the leather steering wheel - MAINTENANCE AND SERVICEVolvo XC90: Cleaning the leather steering wheel

Use cleaning agents and car care products recommended by Volvo. Clean regularly and treat stains immediately. It is important to vacuum before using a cleaning agent.

Leather needs to breathe. Never cover the leather steering wheel with a plastic protector. Volvo Leather Care Kit 951 0251 and Leather Softener 943 7429 are recommended for cleaning the leather steering wheel. First, remove dirt, dust, etc. with a damp sponge or cloth.

CAUTION

Sharp objects such as rings could damage the leather on the steering wheel.

Treating stains on the steering wheel: Type 1 (ink, wine, coffee, milk, sweat or blood)

  • Use a soft cloth or sponge. Wipe the steering wheel using a solution of 5% ammonia. For blood stains, mix approximately 2 dl (1 cup) of water with 25 g (one ounce) of salt and wipe the stain.

Type 2 (grease, oil, sauces or chocolate)

  1. Same procedure as for Type 1 stains.
  2. Finish by wiping the wheel with an absorbent paper or towel.

Type 3 (dry dirt or dust)

  1. Remove the dirt/dust using a soft brush.
  2. Same procedure as for Type 1 stains.

 

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