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Old 02-22-2013, 12:30 PM   #207
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Originally Posted by Johnny Sticceno View Post
Can you show me a larger picture? I'm having a tough time actually figuring out where the damage is. I looked on a car in the showroom but am not quite sure I know what the real issue is (I'm dumb apparently).


The problem is that the tail lights

A) fit poorly in the opening
and
B) have sharp 'flashing' around the edge of the lamp

in many cars this flashing rubs the paint around the 'tip' of the tail lamp on 5-door models, however chipping or rubbing has been found anywhere around the perimeter of the rear lamps. Many people report the plastic pushed up tight around the metal to the point where is squeaks when you lightly push on it.

My damage can ONLY be seen with the lamps off the car but my car also only has 1500 miles on it.
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