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How to Stop the Peeling of Various Interior Trim Parts in BMW

BMW cars are especially known for their comfort and luxury, which are a few qualities that set the brand apart from others on the market today. However, these cars are known to encounter interior damages occasionally which can certainly be avoided with the proper ongoing care and maintenance. Furthermore, if you begin noticing any changes in the quality of your interior, it’s critical to bring it to a BMW specialist to ensure that it is fully restored to its original look and quality appropriately with the right materials. In this article, we’ll give you some tips on how to best keep your BMW’s interior parts, including trim that’s infamous for peeling, in the best condition year round.

BMW Interior Cleaning

1. Use the Right Cleaning Products

Keeping the interior of your car clean and tidy is an important part of ongoing care and maintenance that many drivers tend to overlook. However, if you drive a BMW, chances are you value and respect your car’s interior and only want what’s best for it. The best way to achieve this goal is to make sure you’re using only the highest quality cleaning products for your car’s interior. Since the interior trim tends to peel sometimes, it’s best to use non-abrasive cleaners that are alcohol and chemical-stripping free to avoid leaking in small cracks that will damage the adhesive beneath the trim.

2. Keep Your Car Out of the Sun As Much As Possible

As we already mentioned, interior trim tends to peel overtime because the adhesive beneath it becomes damaged, old, worn out, or deteriorated over time. This is greatly contributed to and speeded up by the sun’s strong UV rays beating down inside the car wherever you go. Keeping your car parked out of the sun as much as possible, such as in a garage or beneath a carport is a good idea to reduce sun exposure significantly. Furthermore, you might consider tinting your windows, using sun shades, and using protective cleaning materials that prevent harmful sun rays from aging adhesives or other interior components.

3. Address Any Issues Right Away

One of the most important things you can do when it comes to interior care is to address any signs of issues before they worsen. At the first sign of any trim peeling, seat tears, scuffs, or damage of any kind, you should bring your BMW to a specialist who can address the interior issues before they spread, get worse, or solidify to a point beyond repair. When it comes to interior trim, the problem can get significantly worse over time, causing pieces to break off or require total replacement. In the interest of saving time, money, and total hassle, follow up with repairs as soon as you notice the need for them.

4. Mind Your Passenger’s Habits

You care about your BMW’s interior, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading these tips. The passengers that frequent the inside of your BMW likely don’t appreciate your car as much as you do. Therefore, it’s important to have a strict set of ground rules within your car to protect the interior from significant damages. For instance, if the trim on your dashboard is peeling, it will become significantly worse if your passenger puts their shoes up on the dash. Keeping an eye on daily wear and the habits of the people you regularly transport is important, as it can alert you to potential problem areas and their causes. And, of course, no smoking, eating, or drinking never hurt a car’s interior!

BMW Interior

How We Can Help You

The BMW pros here at Ultimate Bimmer Service have a strong passion and expertise in working with these exceptional, German-made cars. For years we’ve remained the leading independent BMW repair shop in the areas of Carrolton and Dallas, TX, rivaling the quality of work and cost associated with nearby dealerships. BMWs are luxury vehicles, and part of their luxury comes from their interior design details, such as the various applications of high-quality trim throughout. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this trim peel over time in some models, and the problem only becomes exacerbated over time. If you’d like us to take a look at your own BMW’s interior trim or any other areas of concern, please contact us right away to learn more about our shop and our qualifications.

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