Do not use aggressive, acid-containing,
strongly alkaline, or coarse cleansers and
do not use steam cleaners at temperatures
greater than 1407/606; otherwise you may
damage your vehicle.<
leather with a dust cloth or vacuum cleaner at
Particularly with light-colored leather, make
sure to clean it regularly since it has a greater
tendency to become soiled.
Treat the leather twice a year with a leather
lotion since dirt and grease harm the protective
layer of the leather.
Aluminum running boards
A rust film on the aluminum running boards can
be removed with a special cleaning agent.
Floor mats can be removed for cleaning.
If the carpets are very dirty, clean with a microfi-
ber cloth and water or an interior cleaner. To
prevent matting of the carpet, rub back and
forth in the direction of travel only.
Make sure that sensors and cameras out-
side the vehicle, e.g. Park Distance Con-
trol, Top View, or rear view camera, are kept
clean and free of ice in order to assure full func-
Plastic components inside
Vinyl upholstery surfaces
Cover glass of instrument cluster
Clean regularly with a vacuum cleaner in order
to remove surface dirt.
Should be cleaned with water and, if necessary,
solvent-free plastic cleaner.
In the event of more serious soiling such as bev-
erage stains, use a soft sponge or a lint-free
microfiber cloth in combination with suitable
interior cleaners. Follow the instructions on the
Fine wooden components
Use a damp cloth to clean fine wooden trim
panels and components. Follow up by drying
with a soft cloth.
Clean upholstery material over a large
area extending out to the seams. Avoid
Soiled seatbelt straps hinder the reeling, thus
Open Velcro fasteners on pants or other
items of clothing can cause damage to
the seat covering. Make sure that the Velcro
fasteners are closed.<
Do not use chemical cleansers as they
can destroy the webbing.<
Clean inside sensors and cameras, such as
those of the high-beam assistant, using a lint-
free cloth moistened with glass cleaner.
The leather used by BMW is a high quality
natural product. Slight patterns in the
grain are part of the typical properties of a natu-
Dust and dirt from the road chafe in pores and
folds and result in considerable wear and cause
the leather surface to become prematurely brit-
tle. We therefore suggest that you clean the
Clean displays like the radio or the instrument
cluster using a display-cleaning cloth or a soft,
nonabrasive lint-free cloth.
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