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What is "A-Pillar applique"?

Trevor B

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Apr 2, 2016
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I overhead the service advisor telling somebody that this needs to be replaced, as I was heading out (would've asked him otherwise) :)
 

Shemp

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The pillars on a car are lettered from front to back. A-pillars are the steel pillar between the windshield glass and the front door glass. B-pillars are between front door glass and rear door glass, and C-pillar is between rear door glass and rear window glass. Wagons and SUVs usually have an extra piece of side glass behind the rear doors too, so they have D-pillars.

The "A-pillar applique" is probably the black trim piece above the side wiew mirror. I hope that helped.
 
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