Removing an ink stain from the leather seat of a Subaru Tribeca

December 12, 2008 · Filed Under Autosol 

In this polishing tip stains, including an ink stain, are removed from a 2006 Subaru Tribeca B9 leather seat using  Autosol Leather Cleaner. The ink stain was from a news paper that was wet, left on the seat and the ink transferred onto the leather.  The Autosol Leather Cleaner was easy to use, worked fast and took the stain completely out.

Autosol Leather Cleaner

Materials Used:

Instructions and Application :

1. Apply a small amount of Autosol Leather Cleaner with a soft cloth right from the tube.  Apply the Leather Cleaner in a thin layer onto the surface of the leather car seat.  Let it sit there a few minutes. In hard to reach areas, such as where the stitching is deep by the edges of the seat,  it was easier to get the cleaner into that area by using a small soft horsehair brush.

2. Before the Autosol Leather Cleaner dries, rub the polish in a small circular motion with medium pressure using a soft cloth or even better yet a micro fiber cloth.

3. Turn the cloth to a clean side and wipe off the cleaner residue. Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3 as necessary until all the dirt,  grime  and the ink stain is lifted out. Continue on and do the whole seat.

4. Then do a final buff rub of the entire seat with a clean soft cloth. Micro fiber cloths are widely used in all types of car detailing. If you have never tried them before, we do recommend them to you. You don’t know what you are missing. The Autosol Leather Cleaner not only took out the stains on the seat but also revived the color and left a nice fresh appearance to the seat.  Autosol Leather Cleaner is also good to use on items made of leather, including brief cases, motor cycle bags and jackets, saddles, couches and even shoes. It will also clean matt plastics and vinyl leather. The manufacturer of this product does not recommend using this cleaner on suede leathers.

Before Picture of Leather Subaru Seat:

Leather car seat with stains

Before and After Closeups:

Close up of leather car seat with ink stain Close up of leather car seat after cleaning with Autosol



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