How to gain access to the fender one must remove the plastic cover. There are just a few push clips and some tabs top pry up. What’s the plastic cover is removed the technician can then push on the dents. The hail formation will use what’s called a double bend tool to get the right leverage.
In order to remove the hatch you must first remove the spoiler. Screws and bolts but also 6 tabs that you have reach up and pry. May seem easy at first but when you remove those bolts and you got the love tabs left, you’ll realize why it’s difficult. You must have clip removal tool that’s at least a foot-and-a-half long to get the right leverage. There are two quick disconnects on the hatch itself. Remove the plastic trim and disconnec. A hail [...]
If you’re thinking of replacing the third brake light on the hatch of a 2015 Ford Escape you will need a long wide paddle tool and a rounded pick tool. The trick is to try to get it to Pivot out of the glass. The glass on the rear there will be your worst enemy when trying to remove this properly. The light is held on by three push clips that are a pain to come out. Basically Beast 3 brackets push [...]
The Removal & Installation of the headliner takes about 2 hours. We didn’t remove the hood on this one as it was lite enough to do on the vehicle. The technician used a rod that props the hood up and a tie down to make sure it’s down tight so he can push on the hail dents. We use specialized hail lights to see the dents more clearly than with conventional eyes. Then we use steel tools to get behind the dent [...]
First you must rip off the old ones. This task sucks as you literally have to rip them off. A hard plastic paddle is your friend. After you remove appliques, umassd remove the adhesive strips as best as possible. Using Adhesive Promoter 2 forever clean the surface and needs to be very clean but not perfect.