BMW 5 Series: Upholstery material care - Vehicle care - Care - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Upholstery material care

Vacuum regularly with a vacuum cleaner.

If they are very dirty, e.g., beverage stains, use a soft sponge or microfiber cloth with a suitable interior cleaner.

Clean the upholstery down to the seams using large sweeping motions. Avoid rubbing the material vigorously.

Open Velcro® fasteners on pants or other Damage from Velcro® fasteners
Open Velcro® fasteners on pants or other articles of clothing can damage the seat covers.

Ensure that any Velcro® fasteners are closed.◀

    Leather care
    Remove dust from the leather often, using a cloth or vacuum cleaner. Otherwise, particles of dust and road grime chafe in pores and folds, and lead to increased wear and premature degradation o ...

    Caring for special components
    Light-alloy wheels Use wheel cleaner, particularly during the winter months. Do not use aggressive, acidic, strongly alkaline or abrasive cleaners, or steam jets above 140 ℉/60 ℃; f ...

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