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Scratched My newly leased Model S. Need opinion on best approach

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by YJBB, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. Zybane

    Zybane Member

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    I think the OP's definition of a "scratch" is a bit different then mine LOL.
     
  2. caps04

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    Tis but a flesh wound
     
  3. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & M3

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    We use our insurance broker who ends up finding the best deals, we are insured with Mapfre Insurance. Have had no other accidents and they were very prompt and courteous to get my wife's dent repaired.
     
  4. Uncle Paul

    Uncle Paul Well-Known Member

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    It might be possible to have those panels "Bondo'd" instead of replaced. Would be a ton cheaper.

    Not as good a fix as putting on all new panels, but lots less expensive.

    Might need to look around some to see if it can be done on aluminum, but worth a shot.
     
  5. YJBB

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    Thanks. That's good to know.
     
  6. YJBB

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    Since my car is leased, once I claim with the insurance company, Tesla will know that this car has been damaged. Does anyone know what kind of impact this will have at the end of my lease? Do I need to pay more or anything like that?
     
  7. jeffro01

    jeffro01 Active Member

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    In theory none, assuming the car is in the shape that it was when you took delivery (adjusting for normal wear and tear).

    Jeff
     
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    Did you get it fixed? What happened?
     

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