A vehicle color mismatch is a noticeable difference between the original finish of the car and a repainted section. Mild cases of color mismatch may be corrected by blending the new color into adjacent areas. A severe case will require you to re-tint the color and repaint the repaired area.
In this article, I’ll answer common questions about how to prevent a color mismatch and eliminate it when it happens.
A color mismatch is when the topcoat of a repainted section or panel of your car is not precisely the same shade as the adjacent area when viewed under the same light
A color mismatch can be caused by many things, including mistakes made when formulating or applying the finish. Here are some reasons colors end up not matching:
If color mismatch occurs, it can be repaired in one of two ways, depending upon the severity of the mismatch:
There are several ways to avoid color mismatching when painting your vehicle:
Doing these things will prevent distracting color mismatches on your automotive finish.