For a car enthusiast, there are few things that make your heart sink like looking at a baseball sized dent on your brand new car. Just like that, you you think about how this brand new car will tainted by the impending bodywork that will be required to fix it. Cutting, pulling, welding, painting; even if nobody else notices the slightly different shade of paint in that section, you will and it makes you sick. Fortunately it doesn’t have to be that way and your car can be brought back to like new condition with little to no trace anything ever happened. With a process known as Paintless Dent Repair (PDR), most dents can be pushed back out from the inside of the body panel with the strategic use of metal rods by a skilled technician. As the name suggests, repainting the body panel is not part of the process so the factory finish will not be affected nor will there be a blemish on your cars VIN for having visited a body shop.

As you can imagine, where things get tricky though is when a body panel gets dented on a crease in the bodywork. When working on a dent that is on a crease it presents a couple problems. One being that often times the dent itself creates a crease so that means is one on top of another going the opposite direction! Pushing this out to a factory look without cracking the paint takes a huge amount of finesse and skill. As you will see though, this didn’t present a problem for us and we were able to bring this brand new Audi S5 back to showroom condition.

Here is what the vehicle looked like when we received it
Seattle NorthWest Auto Salon Paintless Dent Repair PDR Audi S5
Seattle Paintless Dent Repair NorthWest Auto Salon S5

Seattle NorthWest Auto Salon Paintless Dent Repair PDR Audi S5
Seattle Paintless Dent Repair NorthWest Auto Salon S5

Mid removal process
Seattle NorthWest Auto Salon Paintless Dent Repair PDR Audi S5
Seattle Paintless Dent Repair

Seattle NorthWest Auto Salon Paintless Dent Repair PDR Audi S5
Paintless Dent Repair Seattle

After the dent was repaired we wanted to make sure there were no scratches on the affected area so we polished out the panel
Paintless Dent Repair
Seattle Paintless Dent Repair NorthWest Auto Salon S5

And now for the afters…
Seattle NorthWest Auto Salon Paintless Dent Repair PDR Audi S5
Seattle Paintless Dent Repair NorthWest Auto Salon S5

Seattle NorthWest Auto Salon Paintless Dent Repair PDR Audi S5
Seattle Paintless Dent Repair NorthWest Auto Salon S5

Can you tell there was ever a dent there? Yeah, we can’t either.

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