15. Scrape - BVRLA Fair Wear & Tear Standard.

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These photos were taken by a lease company (prices 2005).

A scuff on the near-side front wing. The driver paid a recharge of £85+vat.

A scuff on a front wing. Sometimes these can be covered up with a cosmetic repair if they are low down and out of sight. Other times a smart repair can cover the scuff, but with the panel dented and scored a body shop repair is needed.

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If you have a scuff similar to that shown on this page and you are wondering if and how it can be repaired, and how much it will cost, upload a photo to Ask the Experts and we'll advise you - no obligation.

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Lease Guide: Body Damage: Scuffs & Scrapes
Often scuffs and scrapes to your cars bodywork can be repaired without the need for a visit to the body shop.

Lease Guide: Body Damage: body shop Standards
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Article: Smart Repair, body shop Repair, and why we ask you to send us photos!
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