How-To Remove Paint Transfer

It can be extremely frustrating discovering new marks, scratches and dents appearing on your car, especially if you don’t have the time or money to bring it to an auto shop. Follow the steps below to quickly remove paint transfer marks from your car and make this accident a thing of the past.

Preparing car surface with polish for removing paint transfer Preparing car surface with polish for removing paint transfer

Step 1 - Prepare the surface

  • Start with a light paint cleaner such as Turtle Wax Renew Polish. Turtle Wax Renew Polish has gentle micro compounds that will remove old wax and grime.
  • This step prepares the surface to begin removing paint transfer.

Step 2 - Application

  • Apply Turtle Wax Scratch Repair & Renew to a clean cloth or applicator pad.
  • Using pressure, rub the polish against the transferred paint.
  • Apply the polish using firm finger pressure, but be cautious not to rub too hard, as you could damage the paint.
How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax

Step 3: Check your progress

After rubbing the Scratch Repair & Renew on the paint for about a minute, check your progress. If the paint transfer is still present, you will need to switch to a more aggressive product such as Turtle Wax Red Rubbing Compound. Follow steps to apply Red Rubbing compound to completely remove the paint transfer.

How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax - Wax it Wet How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax - Wax it Wet

Step 4: Restore your shine

Once the paint transfer has been completely removed, apply Turtle Wax Wax it Wet to restore shine and to add a layer of protection to your paint.

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