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I didn't mention the heat gun method, as it is a very risky way to do this (but it can work very well).
The danger is that plastic does not dissipate heat very well, and instead of gently warming the surface, you run the risk of scorching the surface which if it bubbles/melts means a replacement bit of trim (and hopefully no damage to the surrounding paintwork).
I have used a heat gun on all types of interior & exterior plastic repairs very successfully, but it is a very slow process (if you want it done well).
Proceed with caution.
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