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I bought a 2013 car last year and got a small scratch on the bumper. I think someone may have hit it ever so slightly when trying to back in or something I'm not sure.

Anyway, personally, I'm indifferent about it. I don't think it looks that bad from a cosmetic perspective but it was suggested to me that I should get it painted, regardless, because if I don't it could rust.

What do ya'll think?

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What make/model of this vehicle? – Paulster2 Apr 15 '14 at 15:02
It's a Honda Accord. – neubert Apr 15 '14 at 15:15
Doesn't the 2013 Accord have soft bumpers, made of urethane type material? If so, no worries of rust. – Paulster2 Apr 15 '14 at 15:21
You could do it yourself if you're feeling brave. Though car bumpers are usually some type of plastic, so I wouldn't worry about rust. – Juann Strauss Apr 15 '14 at 15:21

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If this bumper isn't made of metal, then it won't rust. You can try some paint repair magic kit.

If there's a scratch, than you won't be able to get a brand new looking, smooth surface by just painting over. You should repair the scratch properly: sand it, prime it, repaint all or blend in and apply lack, polish.

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