Stainless steel fridg door

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Old 01-07-20, 05:00 PM
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Stainless steel fridg door

Not sure I'm in the right place but here goes. My new fridge got a small dent in the door. Does anyone have any ideas of how I can fix this? I've researched it on YouTube with no good results Please help. Tia
 
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Old 01-07-20, 11:18 PM
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Start looking at small automotive dent repair - typically suction of some kind can do the trick to give you a grip on the metal allowing you to pull the dent out.
 
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Old 01-08-20, 12:23 AM
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Unfortunately there is no way to repair a dent in ss material, the repair would look worse.

The suction cup device mentioned will sometimes work on a car but it has to be a big soft dent where the metal can move easily.
 
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You might have a chance if the dent is mild and with well rounded edges. If the dent is deep or the perimeter has a sharp bend or you see a sharp dent or ding in the bottom of the dent then I wouldn't even try.

I have had some success on mild dents by holding a scalding hot wet towel over the dent area while wearing gloves. Then remove the hot towel and immediately hold a piece of dry ice or water ice over the dent only, focusing on the center. If it's a mild enough dent it will sometimes pop back out.

If you try a automotive dent puller make sure you support the area around the dent 360. Many panels are glued into place and you don't want to pull the panel loose when you try pulling the dent. I use a heavy cardboard core from a roll of stretch wrap or packing tape around the dent.
 
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