Repairing stone chips

Repairing stone chips  - Vehicle care - Maintenance and specifications - Volvo XC60 Owners Manual - Volvo XC60

1. Place a strip of masking tape over the damaged

1. Place a strip of masking tape over the damaged surface. Pull the tape off so that any loose flakes of paint adhere to it.

2. Thoroughly mix the primer and apply it with a small brush.

3. When the primer surface is dry, the paint can be applied using a brush. Mix the paint thoroughly; apply several thin paint coats and let dry after each application.

4. If there is a longer scratch, you may want to protect surrounding paint by masking it off.

5. After a few days, polish the touched-up areas. Use a soft rag and a small amount of polish.

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