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TiHatchGirl 01-18-2013 08:16 PM

Flaking steering wheel finish?
 
Anybody have issues with the finish on the steering wheel flaking off? How willing was the dealership to repair?

2012 focus titanium hatch

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e30og 01-18-2013 08:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TiHatchGirl (Post 4546468)
Anybody have issues with the finish on the steering wheel flaking off? How willing was the dealership to repair?

2012 focus titanium hatch

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yes and the question should never be how willing they are because they have to fix it. Others have had dealer successfully change it, but its not just that piece of trim.

Here:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=279117

Strix 01-18-2013 08:29 PM

This seems to be a very common problem.

It also goes way back, because 20 years ago I had a similar problem with an at-the-time 15 year old LTD.

Which means that Ford has had 35 years to fix this and hasn't managed to do so. [histerical]

DougC 01-18-2013 09:11 PM

Mine had the same issue....

nseah 01-19-2013 07:29 AM

Can you post a picture? Im pretty sure my SEL has the same wheel as your Ti, and mines been flawless, it's actually one of the things about my car i love the most.

turbosleepa 01-19-2013 07:33 AM

Mine flaked off too, early this month I had it replaced, but they replace the whole airbag assembly when they do it, no charge from the dealer.

Sonic_HedgeHog 01-19-2013 09:45 AM

Yeah, unfortunately it's not just a trim ring, its part of the airbag

AtlantaDan 01-19-2013 03:09 PM

Had mine replaced last week at the dealer - no charge.

dpando1 01-20-2013 12:13 AM

holy crap...this is quite the coincidence...today I was wiping down all surfaces of my car and noticed white specks that I could not get off

was this the flaking described??

GhiaFan 01-20-2013 03:16 AM

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Originally Posted by dpando1 (Post 4547827)
holy crap...this is quite the coincidence...today I was wiping down all surfaces of my car and noticed white specks that I could not get off

was this the flaking described??

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...207_075139.jpg


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