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How to Fix A Scratch On Your Car

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Tips and Warnings: If your car has a very long scratch - across the hood or along an entire door - it may look better if you have the entire panel repainted in a paint shop.

Some newer-vehicle paint jobs are enameled and will not mix well with lacquer-based primer paint. It's always best to provide your car's VIN to an auto parts store and seek advice before proceeding

Step 1:
Determine whether your car's paint is enameled; if it isn't, proceed.

Step 2:
Obtain body compound and primer paint. Primer is usually in spray-can form, comes in several colors and is generally labeled for automobile use. It's best to pick a light primer color that your touch-up paint will cover easily in one coat.

Step 3:
Wash the scratch and surrounding area with a mild laundry detergent. This removes any wax or coatings that would otherwise affect the new paint you'll apply.

Step 4:
Sand along the scratch with fine-grained sandpaper, being sure to sand away any rust that has accumulated.

Step 5:
Blow away all dust from the sanding, or use a soft brush.

Step 6:
Use masking tape and newspaper to isolate the scratch, leaving about a half-inch of working room around the scratch.

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Step 7:
Using a putty knife, apply body compound to a scratch that's deep into the metal. The knife should be made of plastic to avoid adding more scratches.

Step 8:
Let the body compound harden according to label instructions.

Step 9:
Sand the body compound flat.

Step 10:
Blow or brush away all dust.

Step 11:
Spray a small amount of primer paint to the scratch. Let the area dry overnight.

Step 12:
Identify the touch-up paint color you need by first checking your vehicle identification number (VIN), which is stamped into a small metal plate located on the dashboard on the driver's side.

Step 13:
Provide this number to an auto parts store or an online site selling small bottles of touch-up paint. The VIN describes your car right down to its particular shade of paint, so matching your color is a breeze.

Step 14:
Use the touch-up's applicator brush to paint the area.

Step 15:
Let dry overnight.

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