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An automobile comes to your detail business with chemical etch marks. They could be water spots, pits or pin holes in the finish. How do you begin the repair process? Unless you can tell with certainty that the etching has eaten through the clear coat (discussed in Part I), you should try to make the repair rather than recommend a repaint.
I do not endorse any one repair process because most on the market will do a good job when used according to the supplier’s instructions. If you are trying to determine which process to purchase, call the supplier and request a demonstration.
For any chemical etch repair, you should follow the product manufacturer’s specific instructions. But I would recommend you definitely have the following: