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Wavy Window Trim

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by estooki, Jun 2, 2018.

  1. estooki

    estooki New Member

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    I received my M3 about 2 weeks ago (VIN 22,XXX), and it's been a great car so far. However I've got a wavy piece of window trim on the driver side window, where the A-pillar meets the door hinge, and I see it every time I get in the car. I took it back to the dealer a couple days later and they said all of the cars that were being delivered that day also had the same wavy trim. It is functionally fine, but looks like crap for a $60k car...

    I'm wondering if this is a widespread problem, and if anyone has had any luck getting Tesla to replace this piece?

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  2. jsrawa

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    Well I don't have a 3 yet but I would agree with you that it is disappointing quality even for a much more inexpensive vehicle.
     
  3. gpxl

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    Mine is similar. The indent matches where the window edge sits when opening and closing the doors. I wouldn’t have noticed it if I wasn’t looking for it due to this thread though.
     
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    alseTrick Active Member

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    Tesla needs to get their crap together.

    While no, it's not "functionally" an issue, it's an aesthetic issue on an expensive car. But worse, i find these constant issues to be a larger indictment on the type of manufacturer that Tesla is and their commitment to quality.
     
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    EV-lutioin Active Member

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    I would have to agree. I don't see this on cars a fraction of the price, it definitely shouldn't be seen on the 3.
     
  7. gpxl

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    These responses are crazy! This is maybe a 1/16” indent in soft rubber from the windows pressing on them.
     
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    I thought there was another thread about this a few months ago and the owner had them replaced at the service center.
     
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