Leather Steering Wheel Repair
Leather Steering Wheel RepairHere we will show a a before and after Leather Steering Wheel Repair, this customers steering wheel had started to loose its colour causing the steering wheel to fade. This has been caused due to body perspiration and direct light via the sun. When completing any repair which has been affected by body perspiration you must attempt to remove as must of this as possible before attempting any repairs or restoration, if this is not done any repairs or restoration will fail.Renault Leather Steering Wheel RepairWe started by masking up all the surrounding areas that did not need not need any repairs or restoration making sure we covered the dashboard to catch any over spray when spraying the Leather Steering Wheel. Once we have the areas masked and covered up we were able to start.CleaningThe Leather Steering Wheel is deep cleaned using a very strong leather cleaner using that all areas of the stearing wheel reaching deep in to the grain, once we have deep cleaned the leather steering wheel we they use a specialist cleaner to remove the body perspiration, this is a slow process but is a must to enable the leather restoration to last.ColouringNow we have the leather steering wheel fully cleaned and prepared we apply two coats of leather dye by hand drying each coat using a hair dryer, we then apply two final coats using a air brush enabling ensuring a nice even finish.SealingWhen undertaking repairs on leather steering wheel we always apply a solvent based sealant as this is a lot stronger than the waterbed version and as being on a high wear area, the stronger the finish the better.