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Old 05-18-2012, 09:41 AM   #21
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I'm going to put clear tape on mine
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Old 05-19-2012, 10:52 PM   #22
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This is already happening on my '11. I dont really think about it during the day but at night it annoys the crap out of me with the light shining thru
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:20 PM   #23
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Hmm, what about trying paint protection film on it? I'd be afraid of peeling it off though and removing this paint they used; seriously Ford, PAINT?
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Old 05-21-2012, 03:11 PM   #24
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My 08 does it on the cruise control buttons. The media buttons ok cause I chose the delete option when purchased
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Old 05-22-2012, 12:51 PM   #25
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White Crayon? Am I supposed to jam it in my eye so I can't see the button???
I guess this is assuming the button labels are slightly raised or recessed. But after I think about it - maybe the label is just sprayed on flush. Still might work though...

Take the crayon and color the button. Then use a cloth, paper towel, whatever, and wipe off the excess. If the label is recessed (even just a little teensy tiny bit), the color will stay in the groves when wiping off the color on the button face. Even if the markings are raised vs. recessed this still works, you just have to be more careful wiping off the excess.
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:18 PM   #26
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This is happening on my 2010 on the media buttons. I thought it was because it was a rental car before I bought it. Oh well...

and WTF with the white crayon? How does that help? It isn't recessed and even then light will shine through WHITE... I is Confuzzled.
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White - out correction fluid, that stuff is hard to wear out, hope you have a steady hand when doing !
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:52 AM   #28
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White - out correction fluid, that stuff is hard to wear out, hope you have a steady hand when doing !
Except I need black color.

Does anyone think using exterior touchup paint (universal black color) would do just fine? Either with the pen tip or brush applicator.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:21 PM   #29
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I think I've decided to just get some of those cut to shape screen protectors like I use on my digital camera and phone for it. I'll let you guys know how it goes, I've been busy and haven't had a chance to do.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:33 AM   #30
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My '09 is wearing off too, and this drives me crazy! I go between trying to ignore it and knowing I'm not steady enough to paint this with nail polish.
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