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Old 04-21-2017, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Moramoto View Post
my build date was 2-17
mine is 2/16..

has to be the warm to cold paint too fresh expanding and contracting vent opening.

I have a thread about this and several were 2/16.
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Old 04-22-2017, 01:54 AM
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Originally Posted by RoyalPlum67SS View Post
What is Mathew's job title ?
I don't know his job title but he is with General Motors Executive Office.

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Old 04-22-2017, 07:41 AM
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Originally Posted by 16/C7Z View Post
mine is 2/16..

has to be the warm to cold paint too fresh expanding and contracting vent opening.

I have a thread about this and several were 2/16.
mine built 2/20

here are my pics...disturbing I know
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Old 04-22-2017, 07:58 AM
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Larry!! What the hell?! Oh man brother.....I'm at a loss here. I'd ask for more details, but I am getting sick to my stomach here.
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Originally Posted by Paulchristian View Post
I am confused? Why did you accept the car from the dealer when it arrived? Those are not small defects...how did you miss all that?
My question is how did those who inspected the car in Bowling Green miss the imperfections. When I toured the plant last summer, we saw how every car is inspected at the end of the assembly line and were told by our "guide" how much emphasis is placed on quality control. Maybe I'm getting a little too old and picky, but no $90,000+ car should leave the factory looking like that. My guess is that they allow cars to leave the plant with certain flaws with the expectation that the dealership will correct them. That's much easier and faster than pulling a car off the line and sending it back to have the problem corrected.

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Old 04-22-2017, 08:49 AM
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Here are some phone numbers you can call but do not get your hopes up. Chevrolet Customer Service 1 800 222 1020, Mathew at 855 880 1400 Ext. 5914430.
Here is the address and phone number of CEO Mary Barra. I wrote her a letter about my problem. I am sure she didn't read it but I did hear from a higher up from the 855 880 1400 number, The General Motors Executive Office. They do not like it when you write Mary about the paint peeling off of your $100,000.00 cars. Perhaps a certified letter to Mary might make it through. Mary T. Barra CEO 300 Renaissance Center Detroit Mi. 48243. Phone number 313 556 5000. There are way too many Corvettes out there with paint problems.

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Originally Posted by Mordeth View Post
Larry!! What the hell?! Oh man brother.....I'm at a loss here. I'd ask for more details, but I am getting sick to my stomach here.
Thanks Brother!
I'm at a loss too, this one hurts a lot...a lot

Spoke to my local dealer, they can touch it up but I'd have to sign a waiver stating they're not responsible for the XPel wrap and Ceramic coating. I refused to sign that, the dealer advised calling other dealerships and see if they'd work with me. Service manager was a nice guy and is calling local painters to see if anyone wants to try and take responsibility of the XPel and will sign a GM PO so that GM can warranty the work.

I'll be picking up the phone sometime next week, I'm really sad at all this.
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Old 04-22-2017, 04:57 PM
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I've found several spots on mine to. I don't like the thoughts of letting my dealer paint it. I agree this is bullshit but it's like the guy above said above about them already getting their money and not really giving a ****.
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Old 04-22-2017, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by robertbruce View Post
Perhaps a Class Action Lawsuit would get their attention.
Not going to happen. You would never get enough people on board.
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Old 04-22-2017, 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by b4i4getit View Post
Not going to happen. You would never get enough people on board.
Yea^ Just ask the C6Z dropped valve owners!
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Old 04-22-2017, 08:55 PM
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I'm at a loss too, this one hurts a lot...a lot

Spoke to my local dealer, they can touch it up but I'd have to sign a waiver stating they're not responsible for the XPel wrap and Ceramic coating. I refused to sign that, the dealer advised calling other dealerships and see if they'd work with me. Service manager was a nice guy and is calling local painters to see if anyone wants to try and take responsibility of the XPel and will sign a GM PO so that GM can warranty the work.

I'll be picking up the phone sometime next week, I'm really sad at all this.
I'm real sorry man. Bent wheel, and now this. Especially after everything you went through to protect it. I think you are doing the right thing in your interactions with the dealer. Just remember to stay calm, but be persistent. I realize I am pissing in the wind, but try to stay positive. Anything and everything can be fixed. Good luck and keep us posted.

I also feel bad for the OP. Man, this kind of crap is unacceptable.
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Old 04-22-2017, 09:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Mordeth View Post
I'm real sorry man. Bent wheel, and now this. Especially after everything you went through to protect it. I think you are doing the right thing in your interactions with the dealer. Just remember to stay calm, but be persistent. I realize I am pissing in the wind, but try to stay positive. Anything and everything can be fixed. Good luck and keep us posted.

I also feel bad for the OP. Man, this kind of crap is unacceptable.
Thanks
I'm kinda getting over it, this is sort of like that first rock chip even though I have nothing to do with it.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:12 PM
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I've read a lot of comments talking about QC at the factory and that these cars should have had these defects corrected at the factory.

Am I alone in thinking these defects shouldn't be happening in the first place? These paint issues are so severe that production should have halted until corrective measures were employed to prevent them, negating the need to correct flaws in finished vehicles.

Neither my 435i or Cayenne nor any other vehicle I've owned has had defects like these. Hell, not even vehicles I've had repaired due to a fender bender left the body shop paint booth looking like these.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:14 PM
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No, you're not alone. Thus the new fancy pants paint facility getting ready to come on-line for Corvette.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by ZenicaPA View Post
I've read a lot of comments talking about QC at the factory and that these cars should have had these defects corrected at the factory.

Am I alone in thinking these defects shouldn't be happening in the first place? These paint issues are so severe that production should have halted until corrective measures were employed to prevent them, negating the need to correct flaws in finished vehicles.

Neither my 435i or Cayenne nor any other vehicle I've owned has had defects like these. Hell, not even vehicles I've had repaired due to a fender bender left the body shop paint booth looking like these.
The QC at the factory is very poor. I think they have it in their heads that as long as it starts they should ship it and let the dealer look after the problems. That's pretty much the philosophy at all GM plants.
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Old 05-20-2017, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by b4i4getit View Post
The QC at the factory is very poor. I think they have it in their heads that as long as it starts they should ship it and let the dealer look after the problems. That's pretty much the philosophy at all GM plants.
Well it's not like GM can fire them if they do a bad job...
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GM refused to fix mine.. offerd to repaint bumper only... basically said I was **** out of luck.. they have had the car in their shop since before xmas . I think a class action Suit is in order
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Old 02-08-2019, 11:26 PM
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They all have imperfections, some worse than others...with that being said the large chip is pretty bad. Figure out what you can live and donít let the dealer touch the car more than is needed.

I had the vent rub on my TR 2016, just hit it with some touchup and still protected 2 years later.
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Old 02-08-2019, 11:55 PM
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My front bumper was repainted due to the same issues with panels rubbing and the paint coming off.
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Originally Posted by 427bob View Post
Your paint looks terrible and I hope GM sets it right for you.

I have changed the way I bought my last couple of Corvettes. I don't order them but pick one off the floor of a dealership. That way I can examine the car very carefully and avoid the possible nightmare.

But that doesn't solve your problem. I do hope it gets solved to your satisfaction.
I did the same thing and rejected one car with paint defects and went with another with none. Its been 2 years and so far very happy with the paint.
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