Scratches on rear off-side door

Faults and Technical chat for the Mazda CX-3
Post Reply
Dogfuzz
Posts: 90
Joined: Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:34 pm
Location: SG4

Scratches on rear off-side door

Post by Dogfuzz » Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:55 am

An honest cyclist has had a minor collision ( 3 short sharp two inch -one deep-scratches) with my black rear off-side door. At the moment I have covered scratches with black wax and polished it up. If the car was 10 years old I would take the repair no further. However I'm tempted to get a quote and get it fixed properly.
What are my options for small repairs like this and is it reasonable to ask my honest apologetic cyclist to make a contribution?
CX-3 SPORT NAV ,5 DOOR HATCHBACK,1998CC,PETROL-2018

MJC1216
Posts: 343
Joined: Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:18 pm
Location: Leyland Lancashire

Re: Scratches on rear off-side door

Post by MJC1216 » Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:14 pm

A smart repair can be around 80 to 120 but it is finding someone who comes recommended that is always the problem.
Mazda CX3 2.0 Sport Nav Petrol Dynamic Mica Blue Manual registered 30/11/17

User avatar
jtonline
Posts: 1159
Joined: Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:26 pm
Location: Herefordshire, U.K.
Contact:

Re: Scratches on rear off-side door

Post by jtonline » Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:08 pm

ChipsAway Hitchin?
https://www.chipsaway.co.uk/services/pa ... scratches/
Never used them myself, but a SMART repair may be all that's needed & will probably be cheaper than a 'proper' bodyshop repair.
Yes, I would say it's reasonable to ask the cyclist for payment, unless you were at fault.
Julian.
09/15 CX-3 Sport Nav, Dynamic Blue Mica, 1.5 Diesel, AWD, Automatic
My CX-3 website: http://www.jtonline.info
Have you added location & model info., including year to your CX-3 Forums profile? For help see here: http://bit.ly/2fQzMfd

Post Reply