Subaru Forester Body and Exterior 1999 2000 (17) PDF

6. Repair Instructions for Colored PP Bumper
All PP bumpers are provided with a grained surface, and if the surface is damaged, it cannot normally be
restored to its former condition. Damage limited to shallow scratches that cause only a change in the lus-
tre of the base material or coating, can be almost fully restored. Before repairing a damaged area, explain
this point to the customer and obtain his or her understanding. Repair methods are outlined below, based
on a classification of the extent of damage.
A: MINOR DAMAGE CAUSING ONLY A CHANGE IN THE LUSTRE OF THE
BUMPER DUE TO A LIGHT TOUCH
Almost restorable.
Process
No.
Process name Job contents
1 Cleaning Clean the area to be repaired using water.
2 Sanding Grind the repairing area with #500 sand paper in a ?feathering? motion.
3 Finish
Resin section Coated section
Repeatedly apply wax to the affected area
using a soft cloth (such as flannel). Recom-
mended wax: NITTO KASEI Soft 99 TIRE
WAX BLACK, or equivalent.
Perform either the same operation as for the
resin section or process No. 18 and subse-
quent operations in the ?(3)? section, depend-
ing on the degree and nature of damage.
Polish the waxed area with a clean cloth after
5 to 10 minutes.
B: DEEP DAMAGE CAUSED BY SCRATCHING FENCES, ETC.
A dent cannot be repaired but a whitened or swelled part can be removed.
Process
No.
Process name Job contents
1 Cleaning Clean damaged area with water.
2
Removal of dam-
aged area
Cut off protruding area, if any, due to collision, using a putty knife.
3 Sanding Grind the affected area with #100 to #500 sand paper.
4 Finish
Resin section Coated section
Same as Process No. 3 in the ?(1)? section.
Perform Process No. 12 and subsequent
operations in the ?(3)? section.
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6. Repair Instructions for Colored PP Bumper

Subaru Forester Body and Exterior 1999 2000 (17) Summary of Content

6. Repair Instructions for Colored PP BumperAll PP bumpers are provided with a grained surface, and if the surface is damaged, it cannot normally berestored to its former condition. Damage limited to shallow scratches that cause only a change in the lus-tre of the base material or coating, can be almost fully restored. Before repairing a damaged area, explainthis point to the customer and obtain his or her understanding. Repair methods are outlined below, basedon a classification of the extent of damage.A: MINOR DAMAGE CAUSING ONLY A CHANGE IN THE LUSTRE OF THEBUMPER DUE TO A LIGHT TOUCHAlmost restorable.ProcessNo.Process name Job contents1 Cleaning Clean the area to be repaired using water.2 Sanding Grind the repairing area with #500 sand paper in a feathering motion.3 FinishResin section Coated sectionRepeatedly apply wax to the affected areausing a soft cloth (such as flannel). Recom-mended wax: NITTO KASEI Soft 99 TIREWAX BLACK, or equivalent.Perform either the same operation as for theresin section or process No. 18 and subse-quent operations in the (3) section, depend-ing on the degree and nature of damage.Polish the waxed area with a clean cloth after5 to 10 minutes.B: DEEP DAMAGE CAUSED BY SCRATCHING FENCES, ETC.A dent cannot be repaired but a whitened or swelled part can be removed.ProcessNo.Process name Job contents1 Cleaning Clean damaged area with water.2Removal of dam-aged areaCut off protruding area, if any, due to collision, using a putty knife.3 Sanding Grind the affected area with #100 to #500 sand paper.4 FinishResin section Coated sectionSame as Process No. 3 in the (1) section.Perform Process No. 12 and subsequentoperations in the (3) section.345-1 [W600] SERVICE PROCEDURE6. Repair Instructions for Colored PP Bumper