One thing that you most touch with your car is the steering wheel. So undoubtedly, it gets dirty quickly. Do you often think that you should remove the steering wheel cover? Yes, we know that a dirty steering wheel cover annoys you.
So, how to remove steering wheel cover? There are a few basic tricks for removing the steering wheel cover. If you follow the methods properly, you can easily change the steering wheel covers. Today, we will share the elaborate method with you to change the steering cover effortlessly.
So, without any further ado, let's know how to remove wheel cover and how to install it as well.
Removing the steering wheel cover might be necessary because of a lot of reasons. If you need a new cover or your existing cover becomes dirty, you will need to replace steering wheel cover.
Let's know how to remove steering wheel cover elaborately.
● Process one: use the alternative force method
You will notice that when you move a tight thing in the opposite directions again and again, it gets loose. You can use this trick while removing the steering wheel cover because it sticks tightly to the wheel. In this case, you have to move the wheel cover once towards you and then far from you. By continuing this movement, you can loosen the wheel cover. And afterward, it will be easier to remove.
● Process two: use the blow dryer
The blow dryer can heat the cover-up, and hence the steering wheel cover will get softened. So, what you can do is, turn on the blow dryer at the full temperature and blow the heat to each section of the cover for 10 seconds. Then it will get easier to remove because a stretchy steering wheel cover is easily removable.
● Process three: cut the cover strings
The wheel covers, which are installed using stitching, can be removed by cutting the strings easily. After cutting the strings using a scissor, taking off steering wheel cover will be easier. Most of the leather steering wheel cover requires this process of removal. This process is easy to follow and you can make it done within the least possible time. But use the scissors with care, otherwise, there can be risks of injuries.
Tips: while installing, the wheel cover is installed to secure it properly to the steering wheel. So, it may require more force to remove. You need to put as much as you can, but do not put too much force that it gets damaged.
Removing leather steering wheel covers manually can be quite troublesome cause these are very tight and attached securely to the steering wheels. Most of the time, people use ratchets or cut the strings to remove the leather steering wheel cover.
So, you can follow your stated cut the cover strings process. That means you have to find out where the two ends of the leather covering have met. Then using a scissor, you have to cut the strings. Thus, you won’t have to put any force in there to remove the cover, and it will come out quickly.
Otherwise, if you notice that the steering wheel cover is attached with bolts, you have to use ratchets to remove the bolts. It may take a while, but you can proceed with the work flawlessly using ratchets. Otherwise, forceful removal of the steering wheel cover won’t help with leather coverings.
After months of usage, the steering wheel cover comes in contact with thousands of touches and dries out, cracks, deteriorates. As the main intention of using a steering wheel cover is to protect the wheels, you can't get adequate protection if the wheel cover is already damaged. So, if you notice any damage or cracks, it’s a must that you need to change the wheel cover.
Besides, if you do not take care of the wheel cover properly, there will be specs of dirt covered up over time. After a while, it will be impossible to clean. So, if you touch it, there are possibilities that you can get sick of the grown bacterias there. If you notice any kind of damage or specks of dirt, that’s when you should immediately change the wheel cover.
We hope that you have gained enough knowledge about how to remove steering wheel cover. Now all you have to do is just follow the instructions and easily install the coverings. You might have to put a little more force while you remove steering wheel cover because it remains attached to the wheel tightly.
Do not overheat the covering while removing the wheel cover because you might burn yourself when you touch it. Moreover, if you fail to perform the steps, it's better to seek help from an expert to remove or attach the