What is the Best way to Clean a car Seatbelt?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 3:50 pm
Car Seat Belt

Best way to Clean a Seat Belt

One of our sales associates spilled something on his seat belt the other day and wasn’t sure how to clean it. That got us to thinking, there are probably a lot of people out there who do not know how to clean their seat belt. Therefore, we did some research on the best way to clean a seat belt and have decided to share what we’ve found with you in this article, continue reading to learn more.

Seat Belt in a carYou may be surprised to learn that cleaning seat belts in your vehicle is an extremely easy process that can be done very quickly. Typically, the seat belts in your vehicle can usually just be cleaned by hand to remove the dirt and grime that has built up on them. Before you can start cleaning, gather the following supplies: a clip or clothespin, white vinegar or vinyl upholstery cleaner and a cloth. Once you gather all of those supplies you are ready to begin cleaning by following the simple steps below.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Cleaning Your car Seat Belt

  1. Begin by pulling out the seat belt as far as possible. This will allow you to easily clean the areas of the seat belt that are hidden in the track.
  2. After that you’ll need to attach the clothespin near the reel. You do this to stop the seat belt from being pulled back inside.
  3. Next you’ll use the white vinegar or vinyl upholstery cleaner to clean the seat belt. To clean it, just spray the cleaner onto your cloth and then use the cloth to clean the seat belt.
  4. Finally, be sure to leave the seat belt pulled out until the belt is completely dried.

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We hope that you find this article helpful. If you still have additional questions about how to clean your seat belts you can feel free to stop in and visit us here at Gil’s Auto Sales or give us a call. We would be more than happy to answer your questions!

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