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FW doors rubbing through paint

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by qadaemon, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. qadaemon

    qadaemon Member

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    Anyone else have bumpstops rubbing all the way through the paint on their FW doors? It looks like it's already damaging the metal underneath on mine as well. Going to see what the SC says next time they pick it up.

    Model X Falcon Wing door bumper damage
     
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  2. jamtek

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    Yes, I am seeing something similar. I was thinking of putting little "circles" of Xpel film at these locations to protect the finish from further wear. The good news is that our Model X door frames are made of aluminum so we don't have to worry about rust starting here!
     
  3. outie

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    I have the rubbed paint at a higher location, on both sides.
     
  4. qadaemon

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    Cool, makes me less worried that others are having the same. Still bothers me when I open the doors though :)
     
  5. choosetoshrug

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    I have the same issue and I find it unacceptable for a vehicle at this price point. They were supposed to send me some touch-up paint but never did.
     
  6. blake6551

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    I have it as well. I put xpel pieces on it, but it's slowly working its way through those as well.
     
  7. Freedom101

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    Are service centers not willing to fix this? This seems insane to me.
     
  8. outie

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    They will most likely attempt to do something about it but repeated concerns will get them to tell you all their Xs on the lot have the same issue.
     
  9. choosetoshrug

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    I already tried to get them to fix it. After sending it back three times they finally just threw their hands up, said they did all they could, and offered me the touch-up.
     
  10. EVTECH

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    Tesla is working on a permanent fix. They are redesigning the trim piece on the door that is causing the issue. Until then there is no need to get it fixed/repainted as it will come right back.
     
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  11. rainforest

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    Oddly enough, I only have this issue on the passenger FWD. No issue on the driver's side.
     

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