You’ve finished painting your auto, but the paint is flaking off. Sometimes that happens when the paint film doesn’t stick to the surface under it. Peeling can be repaired by removing the finish that’s peeling, then feather edging and refinishing. Severe cases will require stripping to the substrate and refinishing.
In this article, I’ll answer common questions about how to prevent peeling and eliminate it when it happens.
Peeling, also called flaking or delamination, is when the paint pulls away from the surface under it.
Peeling happens for several reasons:
There are two ways to fix peeling areas:
You can prevent peeling by:
Following these tips will help prevent peeling on the finish of your newly painted car.