Car Bumper Repair

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Fender-benders are minor accidents that, unfortunately, often a part of driving around in Bellevue. Knowing how to remove scratches from car bumper is an essential skill that car owners can learn to save themselves the headache of costly car bumper repair. Whether you had an accident out running errands where a car bumped into you or an out-of-control shopping cart scratched your bumper, it is handy to know how to get the dent out of a car bumper. We at Honda of Lincoln are here to help!

How to Fix Your Car Bumper

You must contact Honda of Lincoln if the repairs seem that they will be more costly than an at-home repair kit. Car bumper repair cost in Gretna can run from a $50 do-it-yourself kit to $1,500 for repairs if the damage affects the lights, cameras, and sensors that are integrated into newer car models. The worst case scenario is that the entire bumper needs to be replaced. If the damage is limited to a few dings, dents, and scratches, follow these DIY steps to keep your car bumper repair cost low!

How to Get a Dent Out of a Bumper

Omaha, do not despair! If you have a minor dent in your bumper, you might be able to save the day!

  1. Push Dent Out Manually: Put your hand behind the cover of the bumper and try to invert the damage to the dent.
  2. Use a Hairdryer: Turn the dryer to the high, hot setting, and make sure you blow-dry the dented area in a continual sweeping motion for about three minutes. While wearing heat-resistant gloves, try to pop the dent out or use a wooden block for popping the dent out if more force is needed.

Use a Heat Gun:Using a heat gun is the most efficient way to turn the plastic malleable. Apply the heat gun for five minutes; keep mindful of the temperature of the plastic. After a few crucial moments, the dented region will be hot enough for you to use the metal block to invert the dent and cool with a towel. A heat gun can reach incredibly high temperatures, so always follow the manufacturer’s directions and wear heat-resistant gloves.

How to Remove Scratches From a Bumper

IF the damage to your bumper consists of slight scratches from impact, you should be able to remove them yourself. Utilizing paint buffers, a drill, and a paint pen, you will be driving around the streets of Bellevue in no time. After cleaning the area thoroughly:

  1. Use your fingernail to gauge how deep the scratch is so you can buff it with your drill bumper.
  2. If you find it necessary, use a clear top coat to smooth.
  3. Use the paint pen to fill in scratches.

Fiberglass Cracks

Fiberglass is a more delicate material whose repairs might best be suited to a machine shop repair. If you are familiar with fiberglass and have worked with it before, you might be suited to fix the dent to your bumper yourself. A fiberglass repair kit will be needed, and you will be on your way to repair it.

Schedule Car Bumper Repair at Honda of Lincoln

If you do not have the time or the inclination to repair your bumper yourself, let our expert service mechanics at Honda of Lincoln in Lincoln take on the job for you! Contact us to find out about our parts and service specials, and schedule your appointment today. Learn more essential car care tips with our guide on what to do if you get into a car accident.

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