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Has anyone tried paintless dent removal on their own? It doesn't look very difficult.

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Anonymous

I've used paintless dent repair on my own several times. The results are not always picture-perfect, but it looks fine most of the time. I've used a knockdown tool for dents on a rail roof, but I didn't use the sharp tips. The pushing technique works best. I fixed dents on rear quarter panels and doors using miscellaneous tools I already had that function the same way as the flatbars, hooks, rods and whale tales in dentless repair kits. ...Read More

What is paintless dent repair?

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Anonymous

Paintless dent repair is a repair method that restores the body of a vehicle for a lower cost. Slow pressure is used to pull out the dent. After the dent is pulled out, special tools are used to massage the exterior back to its original place....Read More
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How long does paintless dent repair take?

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Anonymous

If you have multiple dents from a storm or accident, the dent repair may take longer but should be finished the same day. Some dents that are small will just take a few minutes....Read More
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How much does paintless dent repair cost?

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Anonymous

I had to have three small hail damage dents removed, and it cost $200 for the entire service. My sister's car got slammed into by an out of control garbage can and it was over $1,500 to repair the dents....Read More
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How do body shops repair dents?

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I recently had a dent removed. It was shallow enough that the shop was able to use a dent puller, which is basically a giant suction cup that slowly pulls out the metal. Larger dents require more finite hammer work, and sometimes they use epoxy to fill minor creases. ...Read More
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