Touching up paintwork

Touching up paintwork  - Vehicle care - Maintenance and specifications - Volvo S60 Owners Manual - Volvo S60

Paint code on the model plate

Paint code on the model plate

Paint damage requires immediate attention to avoid rusting. Make it a habit to check the finish regularly, for instance washing the vehicle. Touch-up if necessary.

Paint repairs require special equipment and skill. Contact your Volvo retailer for any extensive damage.

Minor scratches can be repaired by using Volvo touch-up paint.

Color code

Make sure you have the right color. The color code number is stated on the model plate.

Minor stone chips and scratches

Material:

  • Primer – can
  • Paint – touch-up pen
  • Brush
  • Masking tape

If the stone chip has not gone down to the bare metal and an undamaged color coat remains, you can add paint immediately after removing dirt.

NOTE NOTE

When touching up the vehicle, it should be clean and dry. The surface temperature should be above 60 °F (15 °C).

Minor scratches on the surface

If the stone chip has not penetrated down to the metal and an undamaged layer of paint remains, the touch-up paint can be applied as soon as the spot has been cleaned.

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