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jornvango 12-04-2012 03:47 PM

Small dent around tail light
 
Our 1995 AS Sovereign has a small dent right next to the left tail light. My idea is that, if I can access the area from behind, I can pop out the dent.

Can this be possible, and if yes, how do I access the area behind the dent? Can I remove the tail light and stick my hand in the hole?

Or is there a way to 'suck out' the dent from the outside?

Thanks.

robert claus 12-04-2012 04:27 PM

If you remove the taillight, let us know what you find. If there is access, it would be good to know! It's hard to reach the outer skin from the inside, because there is the inner skin, as well. How big is the dent? I know that some people have reported having success with the paintless dent removal processes, but I don't know how they could gain access without cutting a hole inside.

daveswenson 12-04-2012 05:07 PM

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Originally Posted by robert claus (Post 1234355)
If you remove the taillight, let us know what you find. If there is access, it would be good to know! It's hard to reach the outer skin from the inside, because there is the inner skin, as well. How big is the dent? I know that some people have reported having success with the paintless dent removal processes, but I don't know how they could gain access without cutting a hole inside.

There are some dents that can be repaired without access from the back. A piece is hot glued to the front and the dent is pulled out.

CloudDancing 12-06-2012 01:55 PM

Small dent around tail light
 
We have a similar problem. Please let us know how you progress with the repair. Thanks.

Inland RV Center, In 12-06-2012 02:00 PM

dents
 
Photo's of dents will always solicite more answers.

Some can and some cannot be popped out.

Like many other things in life, "it all depends".:D

Andy

jornvango 12-08-2012 12:07 PM

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Here's a picture: the dent is next to the left tail light.

Inland RV Center, In 12-08-2012 12:16 PM

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Originally Posted by jornvango (Post 1235830)
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Here's a picture: the dent is next to the left tail light.

Remove the most left hand light.

From there you should be able to pull from the backside, and pop some of the dent out.

Andy

jornvango 12-12-2012 09:36 PM

Removing the left taillight gave me access but unfortunately I couldn't pop out the dent. I'm not sure what I need but it hardly moved, even with A good lever..


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