Plastic Leather ripping

Discussion in 'Prius v Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by icyrius, Jan 11, 2021.

  1. icyrius

    icyrius Member

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    My Prius V plastic leather seats have started to rip.

    can you recommend something to fix it? I would hate to patch it with duct tape (even if it is a close color match)
     

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  2. jzchen

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    I had a vinyl repair kit a long long time ago worked well on cracked leather on an old Cadillac. I don't expect to find it nor for that specific product to exist anymore. Amazon search came up with a Coconix Leather Care Pro which looks promising. Best of luck.

    moto g(7) power ?
     
  3. icyrius

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    Purchased this one after watching YouTube video. I trust 3M products. I will post pictures of the repairs later when I get a chance to fix it.

    It was also $10 cheaper than Amazon’s top choice item.
     
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    The very reason I bought cloth seats.
     
  5. icyrius

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    I agree. Strongly regret buying my Prius with these seats. Here in Florida they get really hot in summer.
     
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    Here is a picture of what’s included in the kit
     

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    I don't quite regret opting for the "pleather" in our Gen 4 (I seem to have had this compulsion to get the highest level, and priciest trim available when I finally bought the first new car in my 62 year-old life, back in 2017), but I do find that the real leather in our Gen 2 does a much better job of dispersing the water vapor from my sweat and allowing my skin to cool itself. My back does not get soaking wet in the Gen 2 as it does in the Gen 4, if the only thing between my skin and the seat surface is my shirt. My solution is to use a mesh back rest like this in the Gen 4, which helps some.
     
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