How To Clean Faux Leather Steering Wheel?

This is an artificial leather that is quite durable and easy to clean and maintain using almost any type of steering wheel cleaner
Although it is cheaper as well as easier to clean than real leather, it still boasts that same luxurious look and feel

Follow the instructions below to learn how to clean a faux leather steering wheel and also help eliminate germs & bacteria

Cleaning Artificial/Fake Leather Steering Wheel

Faux leather is one of the most widely used steering wheel material
It is a much cheaper alternative to leather while still boasting a luxury look and feel
It is also easy to clean with a variety of steering wheel cleaners and methods

Using Leather Cleaner

Using a leather cleaning kit to clean faux leather is an effective way to get rid of dirt and sticky residue on your wheel


  1. Spray the leather cleaner on a microfiber cloth and rub it onto the surface
  2. Using a soft brush, start scrubbing to agitate the dirt
  3. In extreme cases, leave it to soak for about 10min before scrubbing with the brush
  4. Take a clean damp microfiber cloth and start wiping off the cleaned area
  5. This should remove the dirty residue from the surface
  6. Rinse the cloth and repeat the process until the steering is completely clean
  7. Leave to air dry
  8. Next, apply a leather protectant to protect from fading and cracking

Using All-Purpose Cleaner

Multi-Purpose car cleaners are great for cleaning all types of surfaces in your car including leather vinyl and plastic 


  1. Place some towels around the dashboard and surrounding areas for protection
  2. Spray the cleaner onto the surface of the wheel
  3. Using a soft scrubbing brush, start cleaning in small sections making sure to cover the entire steering wheel
  4. Take a damp microfiber cloth and start wiping the scrubbed area to remove excess dirt
  5. Rinse and repeat until there is no residue left
  6. Leave to dry naturally
  7. Apply a leather polish or conditioner this will help to protect the surface

Using Magic Eraser

You can easily deep clean your car’s steering  with the aid of a magic eraser combined with an all-purpose cleaner


  1. Spray the cleaner onto the eraser
  2. Apply to the surface and start cleaning in singular strokes
  3. Watch as the magic happens before your eyes as the dirt gets removed
  4. Rinse off the eraser with clean water
  5. Repeat the above process until all the dirt is removed
  6. Use a clean clean damp cloth to wipe after using the eraser
  7. Leave to dry
  8. Apply a suitable leather protectant

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