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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Cleaning and caring for natural leather covers

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Please contact a Volkswagen dealership or other qualified workshop if you have any questions on cleaning and caring for the leather equipment in your vehicle.

Care and use

Natural leather is sensitive and requires regular care:

Cleaning

Volkswagen recommends that you use a damp cotton or wool cloth for general cleaning purposes.

Do not let the water soak through the leather or soak into the seams.

Please observe the following notes prior to cleaning the leather upholstery   .

Type of stain Cleaning
Stubborn stains – Use a wrung-out cloth to apply a mild soap solution.a).
– Dry with an absorbent, dry cloth.
Water-based stains, e.g. coffee, tea, juice, blood etc. – Remove fresh stains with an absorbent cloth,
– If the stain has already dried, use a suitable cleaning agent  .
Oily stains, e.g. oil, lipstick etc. – Remove fresh stains with an absorbent cloth.
– If the stain has not yet penetrated the surface, use a suitable cleaning agent  .
Difficult stains, e.g. biro, felt tip pen, nail varnish, emulsion paint, shoe polish etc. – Dry with an absorbent, dry cloth.
– Clean with a suitable leather stain remover.

NOTICE

However, slight colour variations will arise in normal use.

a) Mild soap solution: 2 tablespoons of neutral soap diluted in one litre of water.

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