I have to agree with mrvids - I was pleasantly surprised how well this paintless dent repairs worked. On my past Acura I got stuck in a hail storm, many dents all over the vehicle, I even had some on the side panels, in one afternoon they were all gone. As long as no paint is chipped these guys work wonders and are not to bad in cost - I think I was quoted $75 per panel - my insurance covered the hail damage (almost every panel on car with multiple dents in each), he even repaired non hail dings for me since he was workng on each panel - but for one dent I think the cost would not be to bad. I think it was Dent Doctor, another is Dent King - they are franchises so you will have to check you area.mrvids said:Depending on how bad it is, try the paintless dent repair. A lot of dealerships have the person come in once a week to work on these vehicles that aren't quite bad enough for their body shop, but enough the dent bothers the owner and the paint isn't gouged.. Some companies work independently of the dealships as well, check the yellow pages or Google.
Well I think they wanted to add it to my loan amount; I was unfamiliar with this service so I opted out because supposedly the service was only offered at certain dealershipsCopperhead13 said:I was wondering why the offered the dent repair.
for what, lifetime dent removal. sounds like a gimmick to me.jsimms said:
Good info to know; thanks for the advice; I'm glad I didn't buy it with my vehicle3rd Timer said:Paintless dent repair is the way to go. Depending on the depth and angle of the dent. I ran a Detail Shop for M-Benz and my dent guy did real well. When I moved on and worked for other car dealerships we had a weekly schedule that the local dent guy would visit us.
If YOU got the local dent rep on YOUR OWN you would save money over the dealership mark up --- FACT! Look in your local Yellow Pages or do a Google search in your area. Most people WILL come out for a FREE on the spot estimate and tell you up front if they can do it or it's a body shop job!
It's funny you mention a dent on a crease; I asked that particular question to the dealer and he said possibly but there were no guarantees. So I translated that response to be no and now I see that you had a dent removed from a crease without any issues.GeoHawk said:A good paintless dent person can even pull one out that's on a crease. We had one removed (an have another now that needs to be removed) from the crease line that runs along with the door handles. We can't tell there was ever a dent there.