Cleaning Oxidation Off of Gray Plastic Car Bumpers

by Tom Brintzenhofe; Updated September 18, 2017

Oxidation on a plastic car bumper occurs over time when chemicals or tars get onto the bumper, which is then exposed to direct sunlight. Use a polishing compound and some elbow grease to clean oxidation off of bumpers with help from a certified master mechanic in this free video on car maintenance.

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Thomas Brintzenhofe has been a certified mechanic for more than 14 years and a certified master mechanic for more than eight years. He is a General Motors certified driveability technician, an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified mechanic and a trained automotive instructor. Brintzenhofe owned and operated a fully functional automotive repair garage for four years. He currently works as an industrial heavy equipment mechanic for International Steel Group in Coatesville, Pa.

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