Minor dent repair is a simple do-it-yourself auto body repair with the help of a dent puller. Dent pullers come in a variety of shapes and sizes for use with different types of dents. A basic model dent puller uses a simple suction cup and manual force to pull the metal to the point where it pops back into the proper place. This type of dent puller is especially effective in areas such as doors and hoods.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- Suction cup dent puller
Pour some water into the bucket. Use the sponge to moisten the dented area of the car.
Push the suction cup dent puller into the centre of the dent. Pull up or otherwise engage the suction locking mechanism, if present.
Pull out firmly on the dent until the panel pops back into place and the dent is removed.
Tips and warnings
- Additional work with body hammers, shaping spoons, Bondo, sandpaper and paint may be required to return the panel to pristine condition.
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