Citroen Touch Up Paint
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Find Your Citroen Color and Citroen Paint CodeOften, you can call Citroen and see if they can tell you where to look for your Citroen color code. Ask them if they know the PPG or Dupont paint formula number if there is no color code. If you have any paint information, please fill out our contact form with your Citroen paint information.
Sometimes the Citroen color code is well hidden! Some vehicles do not have color codes so contact us with as much information as you can. We often can make these Citroen colors.
How To Repair Damaged Citroen Paint With Citroen Touch Up Paint
By following these Citroen paint repair directions, you can make your Citroen paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Citroen spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Citroen for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Citroen with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Citroen paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Citroen Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Citroen with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Citroen.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Citroen
If you have an unpainted surface on your Citroen, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Citroen touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Citroen paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Citroen at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Citroen touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Citroen paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Citroen Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Citroen touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Citroen touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Citroen paint dry for ten to twenty minutes between coats. After the final coat, let the paint dry thoroughly before applying a clearcoat layer. Usually if you let the Citroen paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Citroen touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Citroen Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Citroen touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Citroen paint, drying for ten to twenty minutes between each coat. Let the clearcoat dry overnight, or longer if temperatures are less than 70 degrees F.
6. Use Rubbing Compound to Make Your Citroen Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Citroen touch up paint repair become smooth and shiny like the original paint. Let the clearcoat dry for at least three days, then use rubbing compound on your Citroen. Apply rubbing compound to your Citroen paint with a clean, soft cloth like an old tee shirt, but not wood products like paper towels. Place a small quantity of rubbing compound on the area where you applied Citroen touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Citroen touch up paint results, let your Citroen's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Citroen Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Citroen Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Citroen with touch up paint, you need to decide which Citroen paint repair products to order. Citroen touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Citroen paint jobs, while Citroen spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Citroen basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Citroen paint chips to fix.