Paint & Body Repair

Repairing A Plastic Bumper

Damaged bumper? It's easy to fix! Find out how!


Everyone knows how easy it is to accidently scratch a bumper bar. But did you know how easy it is to fix? Septone have a huge range of products availbel to use to get the job right right, first time. Below we have a step by step guide that'll take you through the process.

Learn more about repairing small dents and scratches here.

Learn more about repairing fibreglass panels here.

Learn more about removing all scuff marks from your paint here.

Step 1

Step 1

Sand area to be repaired with 240 grit sandpaper, removing a fine layer off the surface.

Step 2

Step 2

Clean the sanded area with Septone Wax & Grease Remover.

Step 3

Step 3

Prepare the surface with Septone Plastic Adhesion Primer.

Depending on the depth of the scratch, Septone Body Filler may be required.

Step 4

Step 4

Apply Septone Plastic Primer Filler in light even coats.

Allow 5 minutes dry time between each coat.

Step 5

Step 5

Sand the area again with 800-1200 wet & dry sandpaper & if required reapply Septone Plastic Primer Filler.

Step 6

Step 6

Re-clean with Septone Wax & Grease Remover.

Step 7

Step 7

Your repair is now ready for application of a coloured basecoat.

Select a basecoat colour matched to your original vehicle paint code & apply as directed on the back of the can.

Step 8

Step 8

When selecting a base coat, make sure you check out the "ColorSpec Paint Mixing" services offered in store while you wait!