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2.0+2.5 owners - P D R buttons wearing off a bit?

May 27, 2015
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Parker, CO
I've noticed a slight amount of ink wearing off my push button transmission buttons. Has anyone fixed this or even replaced the buttons? Curious what the options are. I like to have a like-new interior and this is a tiny niggle but couldn't hurt to ask!
 

Mark77a

Member
Jul 7, 2012
455
176
Poole, Dorset, UK
YES ...
its just paint on the button tops... I had a worn one replaced then carefully applied clear self-adhesive to them all.
(eg sellotape + a scalpel knife to cut around the circular edge of the button)

SORTED !
 

Jaff

Active Member
Aug 15, 2010
3,135
318
Grimsby, Canada
I replaced mine around 2 years ago...had it done with annual service, tire pressure sensors, etc...sorry, I don't remember how much it cost...

I've noticed a slight amount of ink wearing off my push button transmission buttons. Has anyone fixed this or even replaced the buttons? Curious what the options are. I like to have a like-new interior and this is a tiny niggle but couldn't hurt to ask!
 

hcsharp

Active Member
Jun 7, 2011
3,373
1,340
Vermont
Several people have mentioned in various threads of having the buttons replaced under warranty for this reason. It happened to me before I knew of the risk. I need to cover them like Mark77a did.
 

gregd

Active Member
Dec 31, 2014
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1,761
CM98
Several people have mentioned in various threads of having the buttons replaced under warranty for this reason. It happened to me before I knew of the risk. I need to cover them like Mark77a did.

Is it a physical wear process, or something else? The P and R buttons look pretty worn on mine, but evenly so. You'd think R and D would be the most used, P and N almost never (at least the way I drive), so what's with P? N and D look about new.
 

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