11.6. Care of upholstery elements, carpets of salon and seat belts
Each three months remove rugs and mats and make cleaning of internal panels of an upholstery of salon. In case of need this procedure can be made more often. For garbage cleaning, and also for cleaning of rugs and mats it is possible to use a rigid brush or a sweeper. Further all surfaces should be vacuumed carefully, especially along seams, joints and material folds.
Watch correctness of fixing covering panels of a floor of mats.
On Infiniti cars for fixing of forward mats special arms are used.
The told means that the design of mats should correspond to a design and an arrangement of fixing elements — the probe of an arm should enter into a reception opening in a mat, aligning position of the last on the panel. Correctness of centering of mats and reliability of their fixing should be checked from time to time.
The eaten dirt can be removed from carpets by means of household or special automobile shampoos which for convenience are issued in the form of aerosols — follow instructions of manufacturers. In summary vacuum the processed site and "tousle" pile a rigid brush.
Do not leave in salon for drying of the cleaned upholstery any electric heating devices!
The leather upholstery demands special leaving. Removal of spots should be made by means of very weak soap solution of warm water. Solution is put with soft rags, then the surface is wiped dry. At all do not use for rubbing of a leather upholstery alcohols, gasoline and other different solvents.
Try not to allow long hit on a leather upholstery of direct sunshine. Try to park the car in a shadow, use sun-protection curtains, etc.
For cleaning of tapes of seat belts it is necessary to use weak water solution of soap, or one of wide scale of the automobile accessories of patent solutions presented in the market for gentle cleaning of an internal upholstery of salon and seats. It is necessary to put solution with a soft brush, then to remove with damp rags. Having finished cleaning, wipe a tape of a belt and let's to it dry out a natural way without subjecting influence of direct sunlight or artificial sources of heat — in case of need fix a belt in the extended situation.
Periodically check a condition of tapes and metal components of anchor knots and buckles of seat belts. In case of detection of mechanical defects, or excessive люфтов the failed belt is subject to replacement.