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      05-01-2021, 07:00 PM   #1
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How do you all clean your leather oem steering wheels?

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I spray leather cleaner/conditioner on a towel and then wipe it on it. I don't spray directly.

https://www.amazon.com/Chemical-Guys...omotive&sr=1-6

I am lazy so I only do it in 1 step.
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Be careful, super common for these wheels to have dye pulled off easilY
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.
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I've always used meguiars 3 in 1 leather cleaner/conditioner and spray it on a microfiber towel and gently rub it on the wheel. Never had any issues so far.
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      05-01-2021, 09:36 PM   #6
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.

+ 1 - Colourlock has replaced Leatherique for me but both are top notch & work well.
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Zaino 9 and 10. Easy and effective. And smells great
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Be careful, super common for these wheels to have dye pulled off easilY
why I asked thanks for heads up!
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Try using duragloss leather conditioner its cheap and is very very good
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When I really feel like cleaning my interior I always use chemical guys leather cleaner and

- Spray a tiny bit (like a quarter pull of trigger) of it onto a part the steering wheel

- Spray some onto a boar's hair brush as well

- Lightly work it into the part of the wheel I'm working on until it gets foamy.

- After whole steering wheel is done I wipe it down with a microfiber towel

And if I have extra time I also put on their leather conditioner with a microfiber applicator.

Then wipe that off with a microfiber towel and call it done.
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I use dawn dishsoap diluted with water
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I use a Clorox Disinfecting Wipe.
Zero issues.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.
This literally removed all finish and dye from my steering wheel. Colourlock strong with soft leather brush. Not sure why its not an issue for you, but I will never use this stuff again. Way safer products.

My go to for steering wheel is a damp microfiber and a spray or two of Griots leather cleaner. If you do it frequently, youre good.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.

+ 1 - Colourlock has replaced Leatherique for me but both are top notch & work well.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.

+ 1 - Colourlock has replaced Leatherique for me but both are top notch & work well.
+2 Colourlock cleaner and conditioner did a phenomenal job.
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Zaino 9 and 10. Easy and effective. And smells great
This. Great products.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.
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Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.

+ 1 - Colourlock has replaced Leatherique for me but both are top notch & work well.
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Originally Posted by irunalot View Post
Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.
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Originally Posted by irunalot View Post
Use Colourlock leather cleaner with their leather brush. It does an incredible job and you won't lose the color. It comes in mild or strong, which have a different PH levels. If your wheel is really shiny use strong. I always use strong and have had zero issues. There are plenty of videos on the internet on how to use it.

+ 1 - Colourlock has replaced Leatherique for me but both are top notch & work well.
+2 Colourlock cleaner and conditioner did a phenomenal job.
+3 here. Had no issues with ColourLock mild and the ColourLock brush...
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Alcantara wheel here but do the same for leather.

What you need: Container of very hot (as hot as it will come out of the tap - 140F for me) water with a few drops of Woolite or other gentle detergent.

1. Dip microfiber towel in the water and thoroughly wring it out (use gloves so you don't scald yourself). Should be barely damp but very hot.

2. Clean a short section of wheel by grasping the wheel and gently rotating/twisting hands. Re-dip towel as soon as it is no longer steaming/hot.

3. Repeat until done.

For alcantara, this will return the pile/nap to the fibers and clean them. For leather, it will remove the "sheen" that results from dirt/grime/oils polishing the urethane coating on the wheel. So you'll have a nice, matte leather wheel or a well-piled, clean Alcantara wheel. If you have a steam machine, you can replicate these results without scalding your hands, but it's the same principle.
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      05-06-2021, 01:32 PM   #18
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thanks you all for the responses! seems like colour lock is the most popular ill try that.

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I use Chemical Guys total interior cleaner.
It works on everything and leaves no greasy mess, plus it smells pleasant.
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