Interior scratch how to fix?

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Harrihealey02
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Interior scratch how to fix?

Post by Harrihealey02 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:43 pm

Hi all

I noticed a large scratch in my leather steering wheel, and it looks like whatever has scratched it has jumped multiple times and gouged it as it went along. It’s quite light, it has flaps where the gouge marks are. Has anyone tried any products or used a company that you can recommend?
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Re: Interior scratch how to fix?

Post by SRGTD » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:13 pm

Looks like it’s been caused by either jewellery or a zip / metal studs on clothing.

For light damage and scratches, something that’s cheap and easy you could try that you’ve probably got in the home is to use some wax shoe polish that’s a close match to the colour of the leather on the steering wheel. Rub the wax into the scuff marks and buff it off. It won’t make the marks disappear completely, but it’ll help to disguise them so they’re not really noticeable.

Another option would be to buy something like a leather restoration and repair kit or a specific leather steering wheel repair kit. I’ve never used these products so can’t vouch for how good they are, but they’re not too expensive (some are around £20.00) So haven’t cost a fortune if they’re not particularly good.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Leather-STEERI ... KP7Z2?th=1

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Furniture-Clin ... 1198&psc=1

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Re: Interior scratch how to fix?

Post by Aube » Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:08 pm

Hi,

Have a look at the attached link.

https://itstillruns.com/remove-scratche ... 56845.html

Good luck

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Re: Interior scratch how to fix?

Post by Harrihealey02 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:42 am

SRGTD - I’ve purchased the amazon steering wheel repair kit, I’ll post pictures after the fix!

Thanks

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Re: Interior scratch how to fix?

Post by SRGTD » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:17 pm

Good luck with the repair - hope it goes well. Look forward to seeing pictures of the results! 👍

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