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chum567 07-02-2012 10:01 AM

Back Foam Material Deteriorating
 
Ok so I noticed that the black foam material that looks like lil black squares near the back window has completely deteriorated away. What kinda cheap crap is this? Anyone else?

http://i48.tinypic.com/5u23q1.jpg

N8swimm 07-02-2012 10:47 AM

Mine was ripped when I bought it. I'm having the dealership fix it soon

chum567 07-02-2012 11:13 AM

i called dealer and im taking it in on lunch. Just as I thought he said they would just take pictures, send them to Ford, order materials, and install once in. Seems like really cheap material. I live in Alabama and it get extremely hot and we have many days of straight 100 degree weather and I'm sure most of this is from heat but still they should factor in heat when making that foam by a window

4d4jacklee 07-02-2012 01:05 PM

It's a very thin flimsy strip of foam glued to underside of the back window trim to hide the area under the trim.

chum567 08-07-2012 01:21 PM

still waiting on this part to come in....and now its completely deteriorated away.....all the foam pieces r just sitting in my truck from where its fallen. Im worried they will replace it with same exact thing and a year from now it will happen again but when warranty is up. Hard to believe just how cheap this is made and how it cant withstand heat from inside the car.

VectorZ 08-07-2012 08:37 PM

I assume you have a 4 door and not a hatch? It's hard to tell where on the car that is from the close up picture.

suss6052 08-07-2012 08:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by VectorZ (Post 4297035)
I assume you have a 4 door and not a hatch? It's hard to tell where on the car that is from the close up picture.

That appears to be a sedan since the hatch doesn't have this below the rear window and used a parcel shelf instead. The rear window does match the sedan.

eviltuna 08-07-2012 09:41 PM

Where the heck are those things? I don't think I have them in my car.

Slowford 08-08-2012 06:26 AM

I've got the same thing in my car. Warranty just lapsed on my car so I'm thinking about replacing with something else that may be more durable. Any suggestions?

chum567 08-15-2012 09:15 AM

Yeah its a sedan and I'm still waiting for part to come in.


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