Small circular-shaped defects in your car paint, some with a tiny crater in the center, are known as fisheyes. You can eliminate them on wet paint by removing the wet paint, adding a fisheye eliminator to your paint, and applying a new finish. If the paint has already dried, you will need to sand it down and refinish it.
In this article, I’ll answer common questions about preventing fisheyes and eliminating the condition when it happens.
Paint fisheyes are small round or circular-shaped defects that often have a tiny crater in the center. They typically appear as white dots with circles of paint around them.
To repair a paint finish with fisheyes, take one of the following actions:
There are four key things you can do to keep fisheyes from happening on a new topcoat:
Following these tips will help you prevent fisheyes from happening in your car paint.