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real leather products are very good if maintained properly
wears well and always looks good
there is a leather product on the market that is made up of leather shavings that are glued and compressed under heat ( composite leather )
Looks very real , is used extensively in house upholstery, car seats , hand bags , half the price of real leather but after a while it de-laminates and falls apart
If you car is less that $20.000 with leather seats, there is every chance that it is composite leather and after a period of say 5 years will show signs of delamination
If you have a leather sofa ( lounge ) for around the $2.000.00 price there is every possibility that it is composite leather and will look bad after 3 years of family service
If on the other hand your vehicle is over $100k then there will be a tag saying genuine animal leather and that will last longer than the car
some auto stores carry but most craft stores carry a leather repair kit comes with multi colored little containers and different grain patches that u iron if you have a grain designed seat cost under 15 bucks and if you have a weird color u can mix colors to match
I use Griot's Garage leather care products and have been very pleased with the results. Thy have a leather care spray that will clean light dirt, but very dirty leather may require an interior cleaner that is PH blanced so it does not dry the leather out. Then after the leather is clean, allow it to warm in the sun and apply leather care, leather 3 in 1 or leather rejuvenator, all excellent products, that will sink into the leather and keep it supple and prevent cracking. I would not use shoe cleaner as that leather is dyed differently and may be too harsh for fine leather as is used on vehicle seats. Also keep in mind that in most vehicles, only the leather "seating surfaces" are actually leather, the rest is matching vinyl so be sure to test anything you use on a non-visible spot first.
As for repairs, there are kits available to repair holes and rips. Many are simple and require a small patch behind the leather and the placing of a color matched "goo" on top of the patch and pressing of a grained paper over the goo to resemble the leather graining, so it looks similar when dried.
there are several types of sprays to clean interriors. one is for carpets and fabric other type is for plastic other is for leather or vynil.
first of all you need to clean interriors by sweeping it with vacuum cleaner and with water and natural soap. do not use lots of water since you will need to dry it later.
after cleaning interrior you need to proper liquid to clean related surface and wiping it with a soft quality cloth.
in general fabric surfaces like top lining and seats and carpets require two pcs of sprays(multi purpose interrior cleaner). if you seats are leather covered you need leather contidioneer. after cleaning fabric and leather. use plastic cleaner in pressureized spray cans. after wiping off all left cleaning agents, clean windows with only alcohol with a microfiber cloth.
Neoprene two tone seat covers are available at State of Nine but are pricey. You can spend about $250 and perform a DIY leather repair and dye job to the entire interior. Here is what I did, using leather cream crack filler and auto leather dye. It lasts about three years and then requires touching up.
well i hate to tell ya this, but regular wear and tear of your vehicle isn't ever covered, its known that if you rub on some thing enough it will wear out. leather seats will crack when cold, they don't tell you to not sit down if your seats are cold, they don't tell you not to stab your seat with a knife, but that will ruin it. i'm not trying to be a **** but it happens. you can try to clean it though with leather conditioners, and cleaners, and you can try to put some thing over it to keep this from getting worse, other than that all I can tell you is to try to keep your arm off of this panel.