View Full Version : No Luck With GC Leather Cleaner/Cond

Jun 17th, 2005, 04:22 PM
I recently cleaned the interior in a 2000 Chrysler 300M. The owner had a bottle of Gold Class Leather Cleaner and Conditoner he wanted me to use. It appeared that the seats had never been cleaned. They were quite dirty. Especially the drivers side. I followed the instructions and applied the product to a cotton terry cloth towel and rubbed into the seats. The amount of dirt coming out was minimal. I buffed with a clean towel and tried again but it still wasn't getting the dirt out. Does this product only have a mild cleaner due to being combined with a conditioner? What product would you suggest using? Going to need something with some strength in it. I didn't mention that the seats are light tan in color making the dirt really show. Any help would be appreciated.

Mike Phillips
Jun 17th, 2005, 04:43 PM
The product you're using is a light cleaner, thus it cleans and conditions. For more cleaning strength, you can use this product,

Gold Class Rich Leather Aloe Cleaner (http://meguiars.com/estore/product_detailpage.cfm?product=Gold-Class-Rich-Leather-Aloe-Cleaner&sku=G-110)


For even stronger cleaning, you'll have to step over to a product in our Professional Detailer Line called All Purpose Cleaner

All Purpose Cleaner (http://meguiars.com/estore/product_detailpage.cfm?product=All-Purpose-Cleaner&sku=D-101)


Always test a products in a small, inconspicuous area for colorfastness prior to use over the entire area. Recommended dilution for interior cleaning for the All Purpose Cleaner is 10:1

From my own experience, sometimes dirty, worn leather can be tough to clean with any companies product.

Best of luck to you...

Aug 9th, 2005, 01:42 PM
Check my thread from a while back...Sister-in-Law's Buick (http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=3143&perpage=10&highlight=sisterinlaws%20buick&pagenumber=2)

Aug 10th, 2005, 04:48 AM
From my experience, the all in one products like you used are really for leather in very good shape. Mike gave you some good suggestions. You may want to try a dedicated leather cleaner. Then apply a conditioner. All in one products are great if you are working on a surface in very good condition, but if the surface is dirty or neglected, the cleaners are not strong enough.