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What caused this and how do I fix it?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by kami, Nov 13, 2020.

  1. Nov 13, 2020 at 8:28 PM
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    kami

    kami [OP] New Member

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    This showed up during a recent car wash. I've use chem guys citrus and have for every wash I've done on this vehicle and it's currently 3 years old, so I don't think it's the wash. Any ideas what caused it or how to correct it? I've tried Mother's Back to Black with no success. Thanks for the help. IMG_6794.jpg IMG_6795.jpg
     
  2. Nov 13, 2020 at 8:41 PM
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    Antman

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    Looks like you got paint on your vehicle. Possible you ran over it or someone painting near your vehicle over sprayed.
     
  3. Nov 13, 2020 at 9:09 PM
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    4Runner170V

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    Can you come Sunday? I may be able to machine buffing out. But i need to see this. Car wash may just put dressing to cover up oxidation. Sorry. I did not ask where you are. I hope it is not acid, if so, there is not much you can do, and you have to re-paint. Just need to see it to verify.
     
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2020
  4. Nov 14, 2020 at 3:56 AM
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  5. Nov 14, 2020 at 4:33 AM
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    kami

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    I'm in the Destin, FL area. Thanks for the thoughts. I've tried the machine buffer and think it may just need a new paint layer. I'll try the Solution Finish and see what happens first.
     
  6. Nov 14, 2020 at 4:55 AM
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    Dark Knight

    Dark Knight Get off my lawn

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    Looks like what happens when you put degreaser on plastic/paint.
     

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