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5 Great Small Ding Repair Tips

5 Great Small Ding Repair Tips
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No matter how cautiously drive a car, there will always be dings. However, ding repair jobs are simple and easy. You can follow the ding repair guide below and complete a ding repair job in no time.

5 Great Small Ding Repair Tips

Tip #1

Inspect the damage carefully. You can fix the ding without leaving any sign of previous damage if the metal is not crumpled or creased.

Tip #2

Dry ice is effective against dings. Use a hair dryer to heat up an area and push dry ice against it. Keep it in that way for a few seconds. Follow this procedure over and over again, until the ding completely fades away. Before touching dry ice must wear safety gloves to avoid injury to your hand.

Tip #3

A suction cup can pull the dings out and put the debts back into line. Clean the area properly before applying a suction cup. Any remaining particle can damage the painting and disrupt the suction process.

Tip #4

Tapping is another way to rid your car of unsightly dings and dents. A block of wood and rubber mallet in proportionate to the size of the ding can be used to tap the ding back in its due place. Use a cushioning fabric or towel to wrap the device you are going to use.

Tip #5

A paintless repair job is another way to remove dings without spending a lot. A mechanic will use designated tools to fix the damaged spots and bring back the previous smoothness and look in the design.

Though dings in your car are enough to give you sleepless nights, removing them is relatively easy. It is an easily doable DIY. But if you find the dings larger, seek professional help to eliminate those without damaging your car. Having the dings fixed at an auto repair shop should not cost you a fortune, though.

 

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6 thoughts on “5 Great Small Ding Repair Tips

  • November 29, 2016 at 10:16 am
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    I like what this article mentions about paintless dent repair and how it works well for those not looking to spend a lot. It makes sense that flattening out the dent could be helpful when looking to restore the dent. It’s something to remember because I don’t mind having body filler used although paintless could save me money.

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    • November 29, 2016 at 4:03 pm
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      Thank you. We will provide more useful information like this. Stay tuned

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  • January 28, 2017 at 11:22 am
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    My car is Mazda Demio model 2003 , when starting engine in the morning it goes higher then after sometimes it lower, so when driving the car it has a higher sound than on idling or parking position what can be the cause

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    • February 8, 2017 at 1:54 am
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      Thank you for contacting Car From Japan. However, we cannot answer your problem because there is many things we need to see at your car. I suggest you to bring the car to a local mechanical shop o solve your problem.

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  • January 29, 2017 at 7:02 am
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    What can l do if the check light for ABS goes on and off and the engine light is on but the car was serviced and am l self to use my car with ABS on. Thank you

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    • February 6, 2017 at 10:23 pm
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      Thank you for contacting Car From Japan. However, we cannot answer your problem because there is many things we need to see at your car. I suggest you to bring the car to a local mechanical shop o solve your problem.

      Reply

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