Instructions on 8 Ways to Fix Dents and Dents on Your Car at Home

Instructions on how to fix dents and dents on your car yourself
Latest update date: February 11, 11

Dents and dents on cars not only affect the aesthetics but also reduce the value of the vehicle. Currently, there are many methods to treat car dents and dents at home and garage. In this article, Thanh Phong Auto will guide you on how to fix car dents and dents simply, effectively and quickly. Let's explore now!

Notes When Repairing Car Dents and Dents

When dealing with dents and dents on cars, the following issues should be kept in mind:

  • Do not let the car have many dents before bringing it to repair.
  • Do not let the dents become too big.
  • You should not use the car without treating the dents because it can make them worse.
  • Do not use strong detergents to clean dented areas because they can easily damage the paint.
  • Dented areas should be repainted to restore the car's original beauty.
  • Do not attempt to repair large dents or dents caused by strong impact yourself.
  • Should look to the address of professional car repair and repair.
Instructions on how to fix dents and dents on your car yourself
Instructions on how to fix dents and dents on your car yourself

How to Treat Car Dents and Dents Effectively

Treat Dent Using Shrimp Noodles

Sounds absurd, right? However, recently in China there was a clip posted about a man using instant noodles to fix dents on his car. Although this method has many mixed opinions and doubts about its authenticity, it is also very interesting and has been tested by many people.

Treat Dents With Boiling Water

Treat Dents With Boiling Water
Treat Dents With Boiling Water

Another way to fix a dented car without a garage. Because some parts of cars are made of plastic, you can use water at high temperatures to stretch the plastic and apply force to bring it back to its original shape. Therefore, with small dents, boiling water can handle up to 80%.

Treat Dents Using a Hair Dryer and Compressed Air Can

Treating dents with a hair dryer and a can of compressed air is a simple, effective and cost-effective method.

Treat Dents Using a Hair Dryer and Compressed Air Can
Treat Dents Using a Hair Dryer and Compressed Air Can

Doing:

  • Clean the dented area with a soft cloth.
  • Turn on the hair dryer to hot mode and blow directly on the dent for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Use a can of compressed air to spray directly onto the dent.
  • Use a toilet cleaning stick to apply force to the dent from behind, helping the dent return to its original shape.
  • This method only applies to light and medium car dents.

Treat Dents With Silicone Sealant, Screws And Wood Lumps

Treating dents with silicone glue, screws and wood pellets is an effective method for repairing large and deep dents on cars.

Treat Dents With Silicone Sealant, Screws And Wood Lumps
Treat Dents With Silicone Sealant, Screws And Wood Lumps

Doing:

  • Clean the dented area with a soft cloth.
  • Use a glue scraper to remove peeling paint around the dent.
  • Make a small hole in the center of the dent and pour in silicone sealant.
  • Use screws to fix the piece of wood into the small hole.
  • Use silicone glue to fill the dent.
  • Let the silicone caulk dry for about 24 hours.

Note:

  • Choose a type of silicone glue suitable for the vehicle's material.
  • Do not use too much silicone glue, as it can make the dent worse.

Treat Car Dents With Dry Ice

Dry ice is a solid form of carbon dioxide that has a temperature of -78,5°C. When rubbing dry ice on the dented surface of a car, the sudden change in temperature will cause the dent to expand and return to its original shape.

Treat Car Dents With Dry Ice
Treat Car Dents With Dry Ice

Steps to take:

  • Use a pen to mark the location of the dent on the car's surface.
  • Use a cotton towel wrapped in dry ice, rub the dent in circular motions for about 10 - 20 minutes. Then, check to see if the dent has been restored or not. If the dent remains, you can continue rubbing it further.
  • After the dent has been restored, use a clean towel to dry the car's surface.

Note:

  • Only use dry ice with small, shallow dents.
  • When rubbing dry ice, be careful to avoid frostbite.
  • Use toothpaste to polish the car's surface after treating dents with dry ice.

Treat Car Dents with a Hard Metal Rod with a Curved End

Car dent repair with a hard metal rod with a curved tip is a simple and effective method for removing small dents that are shallow and difficult to get your hands into.

Treat Car Dents with a Hard Metal Rod with a Curved End
Treat Car Dents with a Hard Metal Rod with a Curved End

How to do it: Place the curved end of the metal bar on the dent and use moderate force to push the dent back to its original shape.

After pushing, check to see if the dent has been restored. If the tire still hasn't returned to its original state, you can repeat the above step.

Treating Car Dents Using a Vacuum Cleaner and Funnel

How to restore car dents with a vacuum cleaner and funnel is simple and easy to do at home.

Treating Car Dents Using a Vacuum Cleaner and Funnel
Treating Car Dents Using a Vacuum Cleaner and Funnel

Steps to take:

  • Mark the dented location.
  • Use tape to cover the head of the vacuum cleaner to create stronger suction.
  • Place the funnel so that it completely covers the dent and turn the vacuum cleaner on the highest setting for 1-2 minutes.
  • After suction, check to see if the dent has been restored. If the dent remains, you can repeat the above steps.

Treat Car Dents With a Toilet Cleaning Stick

How to fix dents with a toilet cleaning stick (plunger) applies to light dents.

Treat Car Dents With a Toilet Cleaning Stick
Treat Car Dents With a Toilet Cleaning Stick

Implementation Guide:

  • Place the plunger in a concave position.
  • Pour water onto the place where the plunger was just placed, push down - pull up as usual to unclog the toilet. Repeat many times until the dent is popped out and returns to its original state.

**Note, the above dent treatment methods still have certain risks, do not yield perfect results and are especially difficult to treat large dented areas. Therefore, the best way to fix dents on a car is to take the car to a professional garage.

Thanh Phong Auto: Professional Car Repair and Maintenance Service in Ho Chi Minh City

Thanh Phong Auto is proud to be one of the professional car repair and maintenance centers in Ho Chi Minh City. Garage was established in 2013 with a team of experienced and well-trained engineers and technicians.

Services of Thanh Phong Auto:

  • Car maintenance.
  • Car repair (denting, electrical system, engine...).
  • Car paint.
  • Car rescue.
Photos of car repair in Thanh Phong
Photos of car repair in Thanh Phong

Advantages of Thanh Phong Auto:

  • Able to detect and handle all damage problems from simple to complex in popular and high-end cars.
  • Performed by a modern machinery system, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in damage handling.
  • Replace genuine, quality auto parts.
  • Do not boil items, do not report additional "incorrect" damage, affecting the quality of vehicle operation and increasing repair and maintenance costs.
  • Quickly arrive within 30 - 40 minutes from the time the customer requests (for car rescue services).
  • Clear advice on vehicle condition, treatment directions, and price quote before implementation. .
  • Careful warranty.

Hope the article Instructions on how to handle dents and dents on cars will be useful to you. Contact Thanh Phong Auto for more specific advice if you encounter car damage problems.

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