How-To Remove Paint Transfer

Paint transfer or scratches and scuffs can be very annoying if you haven't got much time to remove them - luckily it isn't very difficult and doesn't take long if you have the right products and the knowledge!

How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax- Scratch and swirl remover How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax- Scratch and swirl remover

Prepare the surface

Step 1:

  • Start with a light paint cleaner such as Turtle Wax Scratch Repair & Renew. First, test on a small area of paintwork before proceeding with the further application.

Step 2: 

  • Apply Turtle Wax Scratch Repair & Renew to a clean microfiber towel or a foam applicator pad if you're applying the product by hand. Using pressure, apply the product using back and forth motion for about 30 seconds. Apply the cleaner using firm finger pressure, but be cautious not to rub too hard, as you could damage the paint.

Used this on the hood of my van to remove swirl mark, worked great , can't even tell it was there.

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How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax - ICE spray wax How-to remove paint transfer - Turtle Wax - ICE spray wax

Restore the shine

Step 3:

  • After rubbing the Scratch Repair & Renew on the paint, check your progress. If the paint transfer is still present, you may need to repeat the previous steps to completely remove the paint transfer.
  • Finish by wiping the treated paintwork surface with a clean microfiber cloth.

Step 4:

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

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