Something flaking off

Asked by Mar 10, 2018 at 08:38 AM about the 2005 Lexus GS 300

Question type: General

I bought this car yesterday and it has this weird
spot on the front of the hood when i rub my hamd
over it this stuff starts flaking off but it doesnt
seem to be the paint any ideas on what it is and
how to fix it?

7 Answers

285,865

Looks like someone installed one of those invisible bras. That might be what is flaking off or the adhesive. You can try using some cleaner wax in a small area on the side to see if you can remove it, and if so, work on the rest. Have a local body shop look at it to make some suggestions.

285,865

check this out too...https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-to-remove-a-clear-bra- from-your-car-by-brady-klopfer

2,270

Didn't you notice the spot yesterday when you bought the car. I would take it back to the seller and see if you can get some money back to paint the hood.

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285,865

I was going to say if it was a dealership, they should have buffed it out and cleaned it for you. Take it back and see what they say.

It was just a small used car lot i got it from...i did noticed it but the lady there couldnt tell me what it was she didnt know. So im just needing ideas on ways i could clean it off myself

2,270

Jessica, if that is the case, then you accepted the car in that condition and have no recourse with the dealer. I would follow the recommendations of Tom, they make sense. Good luck.

285,865

I think the bra was removed and the adhesive is left. I'd have a detailer just buff it off. I would say the paint underneath is fine.

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