Car-scratch repair pens are not magic. They might help you patch up light scratches on your car, sure, but they aren’t magic. What our gently buffed colleagues down the hall at Consumer Reports discovered when they tested Car-scratch repair pens advertised for quick scratch repair. No problem with the products: a paint with no color can replace colored paint that has been scratched away.
That’s not a problem when you just have a fine scratch on the clear coat of your vehicle. That’s the kind of damage that pens like the Car-scratch repair pens are supposed to fix.
Wash and dry vehicle. Test the depth of the scratch. It will appear white in color if through the clear coat only. (Car Scratch Repair Pen fix minor scratches only and you need to visit a auto detailer shop If scratch is down to the metal.)
Shake pen to mix contents. Depress pen tip on a piece of paper to start the flow of clear coat resin.
Guide tip along scratch making sure a light flow of clear coat fills the scratch. Resin will dry to the touch in 10 minutes. Allow 24 hours for resin to cure before polishing or waxing.