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Repair a Panel
Preparation is key.
Degrease in accordance with paint company recommendations.
Printable Panel Repair Process Board
Remove paint from damaged area using a gear driven/planetary sander and 3M™ Hookit™ Purple+ Multihole Abrasive Disc P80 (50524) then feather out area using P180 (50527).
Mix and apply 3M™ Multipurpose Body Filler (50658) to damaged area, avoiding surrounding paintwork.
Apply 3M™ Dry Guide Coat (09560).
Hand sand filler area using 3M™ Hookit™ Purple+ Multihole abrasive sheet P80 (30623).
Re-apply 3M™ Dry Guide Coat (09560). Feather out edges using 3M™ Hookit™ Purple+ Multihole Abrasive Sheets P180 (30619).
Finish with a 3M™ Hookit™ Purple+ Multihole Abrasive Disc P180 (50527).
Check repairs, then move vehicle into the primer preparation area.
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