Whos paint is bubbling on their hood?

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  1. lwalker222000

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    Yup, I read that post the morning before I had mine installed. The body shop is right off the highway... It has already been speed/wind tested. :)
     
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    Local Illinois Dodge dealership said the bubbling (corrosion) under the paint on the front of my 2014 Avenger's hood was no longer under warranty due to having over 36,000 miles on odometer. However, 2014 Dodge warranty information, page 9, states Corrosion Warranty "for an outer-body sheet metal panel...(has) limits ...5 years or 100,000 miles..." I seek a Dodge/Chrysler phone number to call to see about getting it fixed under that warranty.
     
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    Your seeking should start with the owners guide book information. It has the numbers and addresses for such warranty and maintenance concerns.
     
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    Thank you! I did call the above customer care number. I was advised to get digital images taken at an area Dodge dealer (It will not be the original one who advised it was not covered). The images will be submitted to the Warranty Dept in order to have a determination made. Plan to proceed with this next week.
     
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    Sounds good. Be firm and persistent, I'm sure they'll side with you.
     
  7. Steve ed

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    Fiat Chrysler Canada just replaced my 2013 sxt hood last month . Had no issues getting a new one. 3 days in the shop and it was back home looking good again
     
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    Thanks, Steve ed. I thought Dodge might just approve a body shop paint job. I already have an estimate that includes replacing the faulty sealant before fixing the paint. Digital photos were taken yesterday at a dealership and a report is being submitted. Perhaps they will give the option of a paint job or hood replacement. I believe I would be satisfied with either.
     
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    I had mine repainted under warranty, only lasted a couple of years then came back worse than ever. Replacement is the only way to go.
     
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    Just got mine replaced under warranty as well; no questions asked.
     
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    After providing photos of the bubbled front of the hood and the preliminary estimate I received to fix faulty seal and repaint, Dodge requested photos of the under side of the hood. Dodge decided that, since there is corrosion underneath, a new hood would be provided. It comes primed from the factory and will be painted at the shop the dealership uses, or a body shop of my choice. I will call to confirm that all costs will be covered under the warranty then give them my decision. Anticipating favorable results!
     
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    Had the same problem with my 2012 I fortunately got rid of a few years. Amazing how many wide spread issues this car has.
     
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    i have the same problem on my 2011 i believe it is a common issue no matter with the year it could have to do with the way the hood is made but not to sure
     

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