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4 1/2 month old 3, paint bubbled appeared in right rear

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by rdskill, Sep 20, 2019.

  1. rdskill

    rdskill Member

    Apr 18, 2019
    South Florida
    Was cleaning up the car after a 2-3 weeks of not washing it when I noticed a ragged looking area the size of a 50 cent coin. Its was by the right rear window on the upper flair part.

    Took it into the Tesla store/service center. When I talked to the service rep later on he said it was the clear coat. Sure didn't look like the clear coat to me. So I've had a loaner (S- P85D) last few days and now thru the weekend. Hope to have it back on Monday.

    Anyone else get a bubble in their paint a few months after purchasing the car?
  2. WilliamG

    WilliamG Active Member

    Apr 20, 2019
    Seattle, WA
    Without pics it's going to be hard to know what you're talking about...

    If it's a an area of the paint that looks almost... "cloudy" it's where the car was wet-sanded to remove some imperfection (probably a paint nib), and then not polished afterwards. Pretty much every single Model 3 I've seen has had some of these. Heck, here's a large one on a demo 3P+ at the Fremont factory!

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