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Maintenance guide - Remove car dents using a plunger.

Maintenance guide - Remove car dents using a plunger.

Snapshot: We gives you tips to fix a car dent with a toilet plunger.

Getting dents removed from a car can be expensive and time consuming if you plan to take it to a garage. But you can tackle these minor dings and dents in a very ‘DIY’ way. Small dents can be quickly removed if the damage is not severe. For example a toilet plunger is perfect for such situatopn and help in restoring minor dents. A plunger is not useful with a large dent, or one with paint damage but can restore smaller dings.

Steps to remove the dent -

Step 1
First make sure the dented surface does not have any loose paint chips or there is no cracking in the metal. Plunging on a surface where the paint is damaged, could worsen the problem even more.

Step 2
Wash the area with warm, soapy water to remove dirt and grime. This will help create a stronger vacuum with the plunger.

Step 3
Rinse the area with clean water and leave it wet. This helps the plunger to seal around the area and stick thoroughly so that it can straighten the dents when pulled out forcefully.

Step 4
After cleaning the dented area, stick the toilet plunger and push it in . Ensure that the area is covered entirely.

Step 5
Push the plunger in as far as possible and then pull it away quickly. Make sure to pull it out in a perfectly straight motion from the dented surface. By doing this the dent will straighten out to a great extent. 

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