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Broken bumper My teenager backed the car into the side of the house and dented the bumper. How do I take the dent out of a corvette bumper?

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If it is memory lets just say plastic try a blow dryer at the dent dont let it get to hot an than try to push it back out may just pop back out ...if fiberglass well Body shop here we come unless ya want to learn how

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SOURCE: how do I remove the back bumper (plastic) on a 2003 toyota camry?

you can heat the bumper heat gun ( you can rent one i think?)
this will soft the bumper so you push it out easily on the car

1. inside your trunk remove small back clips in trim panel
2. remove tail lamp four 8mm nut perside unplug wires
3. remove black clips under tail lamps ( flat head screwdriver to pull center of the clip up slowly then remove the hole clip)
4. three if the some clips are bottom if the bumper
5. three or four 10mm nuts in side the quarter panel on the right and left side
6.four s shape clips are top bumper that will pull loose
7. with some help slide bumper by pulling it off it
8. when you reinstall the bumper you may need to tape the strophe reinforcement in place

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: My Toyota Corolla rear bumper has at big dent on

you have to take the whole bumper off and the bolt the u see holding it on the re-bar and bumper cover should come off

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SOURCE: Toyota Sienna bumper dent

These vans have a styrofoam bumper wrapped in semi-rigid plastic. When you dented the bumper you probably dented the styrofoam as well, so depending on how deep the dent is you may not be able to bring it back to normal.

The surest way to fix the dent would be to remove the bumper by unbolting it, then taking out the styrofoam and pushing out the dent.

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How to Remove Dents Yourself Without Ruining the Paint



Only three things in life are certain: *****, taxes, and getting a dent in your car or truck. Even if you're as careful as possible, you can't always account for runaway shopping carts, wrongly thrown footballs, out-of-nowhere light posts, and other real-life annoyances.
However you got your dent or ding, the next thing on your mind is, undoubtedly, how to get it out. Sure, you can take it to a body shop or friendly neighborhood mechanic for repair, but their price quotes can be unbelievable, especially if they want to remove the paint first or use body filler. $200 for that tiny dent?! I don't think so.
Instead, save yourself some of that hard-earned money and do it yourself. There are plenty of ways to get a small dent or ding out of a vehicle at home without ruining your paint, and you don't need to be a gearhead to do it.
However, not all of these tricks will work on your particular automobile; your mileage may vary depending on where the dent is exactly, and what your body panel, hood, or bumper is made out of (aluminum, carbon fiber, plastic, fiberglass, steel, etc.). For instance, aluminum has little memory properties, so paintless dent removal is much more difficult.

Method 1: Use a Plunger

Not only can you unclog a drain with a plunger, you can get out small- to medium-sized dents out of your car too. Just splash some water on both the plunger and the dent and start pushing and pulling until it pops out. Make sure to use a cup plunger (for sinks), not a flange one (for toilets).
How to Get a Dent Out of a Car Using Just a Plunger

Method 2: Use Boiling Water

Reversing into an object is one of the easiest ways to get a dent. So for plastic bumpers, even if you attempt to take off the bumper, it might still be difficult to push out the dent because of how stiff the plastic is. Solve this issue by boiling some water in a pot and throwing it on the dent.
How to Remove Dents from a Car Bumper with Boiled Water
As soon as the water has been poured, reach behind the bumper and try to pop the dent back in. Thanks to heat of the water, the plastic should be a bit more flexible, making it easier to put back into place.
Since the heat won't last very long, you'll have to work quickly. If the dent doesn't completely go out, keep dumping boiling water on it until you're finished.

Method 3: Use a Hair Dryer & Compressed Air

Another popular method for removing car dents out of plastic material involves using two popular household products: a hair dryer and compressed air.
Start off by heating the car dent with the hair dryer at its highest temperature, which will expand the plastic of the car. As soon as it's hot enough, grab the can of compressed air, turn it upside down, and begin spraying that same area. Since the cold air will cause the plastic to contract, the dent will pop out.
(1) A heat gun, hair dyer, or lighter will work. (2) Then just use canned air.

Method 4: Use Dry Ice

Primarily used as a cooling agent, dry ice can be used to get out small dents from your car. As long as you're wearing protective gloves, hold down a piece of dry ice on the dent and rub it around until you hear your dent pop back into place.

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Cadilac front bumper


If you want to repair yourself, I would start by taking the bumper cover off, then slowly warming the dent area (front and back of the cover) with a heat gun (careful as you could easily scorch). Then pressing evenly from the backside outward. Once the dent is popped back, let cool, then inspect for finish damage that may require attention.

Else, go see a PDR (Paintless Dent Repair) tech who can affix a pull to the outside and try to draw it out.

Apr 22, 2014 | 2006 Cadillac Escalade

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Removing rear bumper cover on 2007 Chevrolet Impala?


Most dents can be popped or tapped back out, provided it has not crumpled or creased the metal.


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Rear passenger side got dent how do i replace it


Joko,
You are not very clear on exactly where the dent is. The area behind the side door is called a "quarter panel". These parts are not easily replaced, as they are a welded, structural member of the car's structure. Replacement requires specialized cutting and welding tools, normally only found in auto body shops. If the dent is not to bad, you could try removing the interior plastic trim panels and pushing outward to remove the dent.
Providing that the paint is not damaged and there is not an actual crease in the quarter panel [commonly referred to as a "pop" dent] I would suggest contacting a DENT WIZARD company. They will come to your house and fix the dent, using specialized tools and skills. Do a Google search for PAINTLESS DENT REPAIR including your geographic location in the search to find local companies who can do this work. It's much cheaper than taking the vehicle to an auto body shop.

Dec 11, 2011 | 2000 Nissan Quest

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I want to push out a dent in the rear plastic bumper but I have to take it off first.


Probably so. I have seen people use a round ended bar to push through the foam backing and force the dent back out. I have also seen someone use Insulating foam (used to seal around door & windows of houses) to spray into the dent. When the foam cures it expands thus pushing the dent out and providing new foam to help it stay there.

Feb 14, 2011 | Nissan Versa Cars & Trucks

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Need to fix a dent on the back bumper


You can try pulling it out with a dent puller. Or if your good with bondo use the drill and screw sent puller, pull the dent bondo it, sand it and prime it and paint it.

Jan 26, 2011 | 2006 Honda Odyssey

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My Toyota Corolla rear bumper has at big dent on


you have to take the whole bumper off and the bolt the u see holding it on the re-bar and bumper cover should come off

Jul 01, 2009 | 2000 Toyota Corolla

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Toyota Sienna bumper dent


These vans have a styrofoam bumper wrapped in semi-rigid plastic. When you dented the bumper you probably dented the styrofoam as well, so depending on how deep the dent is you may not be able to bring it back to normal.

The surest way to fix the dent would be to remove the bumper by unbolting it, then taking out the styrofoam and pushing out the dent.

Apr 03, 2009 | 2006 Toyota Sienna

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How do I remove the back bumper (plastic) on a 2003 toyota camry?


you can heat the bumper heat gun ( you can rent one i think?)
this will soft the bumper so you push it out easily on the car

1. inside your trunk remove small back clips in trim panel
2. remove tail lamp four 8mm nut perside unplug wires
3. remove black clips under tail lamps ( flat head screwdriver to pull center of the clip up slowly then remove the hole clip)
4. three if the some clips are bottom if the bumper
5. three or four 10mm nuts in side the quarter panel on the right and left side
6.four s shape clips are top bumper that will pull loose
7. with some help slide bumper by pulling it off it
8. when you reinstall the bumper you may need to tape the strophe reinforcement in place

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