Seatbelts in need of a good old wash!

Discussion in 'Interior' started by NICKYB, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. NICKYB

    NICKYB Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    The seat belts in my CLK are a very light grey colour, they look as though they could do with a damn good clean.....

    whats the best way to go about this?

    Sounds an easy job but to do it well i can see it being quite a lengthy process....any tips?

    Cheers.
     
  2. jaymanek

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    its not easy at all...

    We use strong upholstery cleaner mixed in with washing powder (Daz) and very hot water.. then it needs some strong scrubbing... They are a pain..
     
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    I had hours of fun trying to clean a w203 Avangarde with the light grey/silver interior as the belts were really mucky. In the end I think that I used g101 and a scrubbing brush!
     
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    Just a thought...but could you pull them out, use a clip so they don't retract, then spray some all purpose cleaner, and then steam clean?
     
  5. comports

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    Hey NICKYB, I'm in the same position as you. Spent hours cleaning and polishing the outside today and was going to do inside tomorrow.

    I have cream (beige) leather interior and seat belts and mine are almost black in parts.

    I think it may be easier to remove them from the car to clean properly and then refit.
     
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    NICKYB

    NICKYB Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I like the sound of the steam cleaner.....a small hand held steam cleaner would do the trick!
     
  7. GordyB

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    Same issue here - light grey, I'm going to try the scrubbing and steaming at the weekend.

    Are there any issues pulling the belts right out, don't want to knacker it in the process.
     
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