How to repair stains in a car’s paint

The painting of the cars that remain outside fades with the weather, especially on the hood, roof and trunk. Faded paint stains will make your car look old and worn. Mechanical workshops can charge you hundreds of dollars to repair these stains, or try to convince you that your car needs a new paint job, which is often unnecessary. Learn how to fix stained paint stains and get your car looking like new again.


  1. Wash the car with car detergent and a soft sponge. Rinse with water and let the car dry completely. Park the car in the shade after it dries to allow the surface to cool.
  2. Apply the light abrasive to the polishing pad on the polisher. Start at the front of the car and continue working towards the rear, polish the faded areas using a small circular movement. Do not press down on the polisher. Wipe any excess abrasive with a dry cotton cloth.
  3. With the pad of the polisher repeats the process of polishing with enamel for car. Apply enamel to the pad as needed. Let the enamel settle for five minutes and then wipe it with a soft, dry cloth.

Tips & Warnings

  • Park the car in the shade or inside a garage when you have polished it. Sunlight can heat the surface of the paint and cause the polish to burn through the paint.
  • Never use kitchen detergent to wash a car. The detergent damages the clear coat.

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