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Just Purchased Used Model S from Tesla... Noticed passenger door is completely different shade of Silver

Hi all,

Has anyone ever dealt with something like this on their Tesla? I’ve heard of the Pearl White paint having issues like this but never the Metallic Silver color and never anything this... bad. I mean it’s such a strange blend and one that I didn’t catch in the shade at time of delivery but caught it once I stopped at a rest stop on the drive home.

I’m praying Tesla will take some mercy on me and help me out one way or another. Pics attached!

Edit: I should mention that the CarFax did not mention ANY damage or repairs done to this side of the car. In fact it was reported to have some repairs done to the rear driver side near the charge port.


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Good lord that's significantly off. When I bought my S used, I found that one panel had been repainted and wasn't perfectly matched, Tesla took it and repainted it for me.

That was a couple years ago, but hopefully you'll have a good experience there too. Try going through your sales advisor, not service.

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