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Old 03-07-2013, 03:13 PM   #99461
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I have a warnty question. I have 2012 Focus SE with all black trim except for the Chrome trim around the fog lights and a chrome strip on either side of the ford badge on the grille, so it doesn't really work with all the black trim and black wheels. Would it void the 'bumper to bumper' warnty if I painted them black??
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:13 PM   #99462
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I have a warnty question. I have 2012 Focus SE with all black trim except for the Chrome trim around the fog lights and a chrome strip on either side of the ford badge on the grille, so it doesn't really work with all the black trim and black wheels. Would it void the 'bumper to bumper' warnty if I painted them black??
Not unless you spray the paint with the parts on the car, and get the paint into the intake and it locks up the engine. Other than that you'd lose the warranty coverage on the affected trim panel, but more than likely they wouldn't need to be covered in the first place.

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Old 03-07-2013, 03:23 PM   #99463
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Not unless you spray the paint with the parts on the car, and get the paint into the intake and it locks up the engine. Other than that you'd lose the warranty coverage on the affected trim panel, but more than likely they wouldn't need to be covered in the first place.

You obviously don't know the troubles Ford has with the adhesion of the "plasti-chrome" parts. And your, "If...then..." statement is ludicrous.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:28 PM   #99464
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You obviously don't know the troubles Ford has with the adhesion of the "plasti-chrome" parts. And your, "If...then..." statement is ludicrous.
It was meant to be sarcastic, although apart from a few isolated reports of the plastic trim between the edge of the roof and the door frame coming off at speed when the clips let go I haven't actually heard of issues with trim coming off of the MK3 models yet.

Basically avoid damaging anything else and it really shouldn't affect the car in any way shape or form.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:29 PM   #99465
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A. I had to make a xceedspeed account just to bash that jeep kid

B. is the guy with the paint question serious!!? Lol it's ok bud!! I have the black pack too! This thread below is all you can do to our Foci!! ;)

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Pardon my 'warranty' typo. Thanks for the help for those who did! I am new to FF. Sold my '02 Explorer so im jumping forums. my Focus is my first new car so i maybe posting similar question till my warranty expires. Thanks for all the help.
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keeping the troll going.

hi new guy. us here in the MI chat room love newcomers but we prefer you introduce yourself BEFORE you ask a question. which is why we got all silly and sarcastic.

where aboots in Metro Detroit?
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Blake had a awesome sticker on his car once with the michigan mitt holding a gun lol. Would like to have that one. But nice sticker i likey
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