How to Repair a vinyl board in a car

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A vinyl board is a more economic alternative to wood or leather panels. A board vinyl should last many years without breaking. Tap forms, if drying cleansers used on vinyl and is left in the sun for long periods, the surface may crack. You can repair these partings with silicone or epoxy resin. These materials seal the cracks and are almost invisible if applied color correct repairs.


  1. Cut the rough edges with a knife. Try to keep clean lines in all cracks and crevices.
  2. Clean the entire surface of the board with a soft cloth, warm water and a few drops of detergent. Clear the board until the cloth comes away clean. Dry it with old towels.
  3. Clean the surface of the board with alcohol to remove any traces of oil. Let the alcohol dry.
  4. Cut pieces of masking tape and place them next to the cracks. Do not cover the crack with tape. Just put it around.
  5. Applying a line of silicone or epoxy resin into the crack between the two sides of the original vinyl. Use a damp cloth to soften the line of caulk or silicone is mixed well with the two sides of the crack and does not stick above board.
  6. Let the caulk dry for 24 hours. One to two applications further leveling coverages putty with the rest of the board. Let each coat dry for 24 hours.
  7. Sand the part superior of the putty with sandpaper. It should feel soft to the touch. Clean the table surface with soft cloth to remove dirt particles.
  8. Put some vinyl dye on the surface of the repaired area. Use a color that matches your board. Let dry for 24 hours.
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