How can I get ink off of car paint?

I was leaning against my car after work, and I didn’t realize I had a pen in my pocket. Long story short, it exploded, and now there’s paint everywhere on my car door! How do I get the ink off the exterior paint of my car?

Answer
So sorry that happened, but I’m happy to say that ink should be easy to get off your car’s exterior! Here’s how to do it:
  • Grab rubbing alcohol or mix one part of dish soap to two parts white vinegar.
  • Put the liquid on a rag and dab the ink spot.
  • Let it set for 10 to 15 minutes, and then wipe away the ink
    With any luck, this will remove the ink without the kind of damage that would require you to repaint the car!
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Best of luck, and happy cleaning!
Eric Schad
Answered on Nov 08, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.
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