Test to determine whether or not the painted surface is factory baked or not. On a factory baked surface, steps are as follows. 1) Spray the affected area. 2) Let sit for 30 to 60 seconds. 3) Wipe area with soft cloth. If the surface is extremely hot, please cool with water prior to use of Motsenbocker Lift Off. If the painted surface is not a factory baked finish we do not recommend the use of Motsenbocker Lift Off as a direct application.