A Piece Of Road Debris Scratched The Film On My Car. Will This Self-Heal?


If a piece of debris has penetrated all the way through the clear coat on the film, it will not self-heal. The only way to fix this would be to have the piece of film replaced. The self-healing clear coat of Xpel ULTIMATE PLUS and STEALTH film is designed to repair itself from swirl marks and light scratches from car washes.

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Can The PPF Be Waxed?

While it is possible to wax ppf, there are a few chemicals that need to be avoided. Products with Naphtha or Kerosene in concentrations over 5%, and waxes that contain…

What Is the warranty on Xpel PPF?

Xpel ULTIMATE PLUS Series Films carry a 10 year warranty period. This warranty covers: delaminating, cracking, yellowing, bubbling, staining, peeling and more. For more information, please use the link provided:…

Is It Safe To Use Detailing Clay On The PPF?

Yes! With detailing clay, the process is the same on PPF as it is with regular automotive clearcoat: lubricate the surface with soapy water and then gently rub the surface…


No special maintenance is required for XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS. However, with anything in life, the better it is cared for, the longer it will look it’s best. The film will…

Can XPEL Film Be Applied To Chrome?

All Xpel films can be installed on Chrome. The chrome may have a slightly glossier finish than without the film installed so if you are unsure about the final look,…

Will XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS Yellow Over Time?

XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS is warrantied for 10 years against a range of issues including yellowing. More information about the warranty can be located at:

Can I use An Automatic Car Wash?

It is safe to use the automatic car wash, but it is recommended to wait at least 24 hours after installation to ensure it is completely dry.