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Old 09-03-2009, 01:36 PM   #1
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Angry Will Ford cover this bs under warranty?

Sorry the pic isnt the greatest. This is a rim off our 2009 SES. We have NEVER hit a curb or anything with these rims, they all look new. So I was washing the car yesterday, and noticed this crap. Will Ford cover it under the bumper to bumper warranty? Its obvious its not my fault... But seriously, the car isnt even that old, and the paints already chipping away at stuff.... hhhhmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm




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Old 09-03-2009, 01:39 PM   #2
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Well its obvious you didn't hit a curb but looks like somebody at some point scratched it
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Those are reflections of the pavement. The rims look like they just came off a showroom car.
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Old 09-03-2009, 02:42 PM   #4
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I think he is talking about that crescant moon shape in the inside portion of the wheel.

If it doesn't appear to be an impact, and really just the finish pulling away, they should be able to repair it under warranty.
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I dont know if they do but they should. I would take it to the dealer and say " sup buddies, I need a new rim. Yes a new one. Your clear coat is coming off. ITS AN 09 SES!!! why is this happening?"

And get a new rim. not fixed, but new.
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Old 09-03-2009, 02:51 PM   #6
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I dont know if they do but they should. I would take it to the dealer and say " sup buddies, I need a new rim. Yes a new one. Your clear coat is coming off. ITS AN 09 SES!!! why is this happening?"

And get a new rim. not fixed, but new.
I dont know what it is with Ford The Rims always chip prematurely and the Radios have that stupid wanna be face plate shit that wears out prematurely '


That might Cover it
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The clearcoat should not be chipping off, end of story. I bought a set of Racing Hart rims once and the clearcoat started chipping off like 3 months after I bought them. They took them back no ifs, ands or buts.
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Yea I meant the cresent moon thing. It doesn't look like he hit a curb at all and it's peeling away there.

Maybe something scratched it.
Go check if you can get that replaced/fixed
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:39 PM   #9
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In the early 90's Superior was making the Ford wheels. I bought some used '87 Mustang GT wheels for my '86 GT and called Superior to ask what clearcoat they used. The guy I talked to said that they used Dages powder coat AND, that he wouldn't recommend using it. I asked why and was told "because it turns yellow and also flakes off easily". What a great testimony! I had a guy powdercoat them with Dupont clear and was very happy! Don't know who coats them now-I'm retired and don't know any of the purchasing agents I can extract secrets from.
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honestly, no, thats not normal wear and tear, they may say you dropped something on it or whatnot. i hope it is, but don't count on it.
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