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Does Paintless Dent Repair Work

How Does Paintless Dent Repair Work

So you want to know how does paintless dent repair work. Well, in this dent removal video I will show you how we remove a door dent from a car using Paintless Dent Removal.

Paintless Dent Repair

Paintless Dent Repair, also called PDR, is the process of removing small dents, door dings or hail damage dents from the metal panels of a vehicle. This is done with special PDR tools like metal rods and hammers. These paintless dent removal tools are used to gently push out the damage from the underside and top of the panel. These dent tools and techniques are designed to preserve the original factory paint finish of the car and avoid the traditional damage that is caused by normal auto body repair methods to the surface of the car.

We first need to evaluate the damage before performing the paintless dent repair. First, we will determine the access needed to get behind the dent with the proper PDR tool used to push out the dent. Some of the ways used to gain access the back of the panel are by removing any interior panel that is in the way. Another common access for the fenders or quarter panels is to remove the headlights or tail lights.

The next step in the paintless dent removal process

The next step in the paintless dent removal process is to position the PDR dent repair light. These special lights are designed to be used for dent removal. They have special covers over the led lights that give a particular reflection onto the panel. These PDR lights help to see down into the bottom of a dent and to help show where the PDR tool is on the inside of the car’s panels.

Now that we have the access needed and have positioned the light to be able to see the dented area, we take the PDR tool and slowly push out the dent. Many small pushes are made to push out the dent. The little minor pushing is done to preserve the paint and to be able to restore the metal back into shape.

The next step in the dent repair process is to knock down the high spots, crowns, and ridges that stick out from the metal. This is done with special tools with plastic or polished metal tips that don’t damage the paint surface. Another tool used is a dent hammer with particular tips designed to push the metal back down.

Most of the dent repairs use this process going back and forth, pushing from the inside of the panel and blending the outside back down, until the panel is smoothed back out.

Then any scuffs or scratches that were caused by the original damage are then buffed out with a minor polishing compound and a mini buffing pad attached to a cordless drill.

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More info about Paintless Dent Repair:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paintless_dent_repair

How Paintless Dent Removal Works:
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/paintless-dent-removal.htm

Paintless Dent Repair Works:
https://www.reference.com/vehicles/paintless-dent-repair-work-59108aeca55ca214

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Do you need a door ding or minor dent removed from your vehicle, Then contact me at the info below.

Excel Dent Removal
1550 91st Ave NE #303
Blaine, MN 55449

Phone: (763) 780-4000

Excel Dent Removal Website:
http://www.exceldentremoval.com

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Watch this video to know how dent repair works: https://youtu.be/wZakoZ8a2NU