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corrosion on the rear number plate light trim.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by sprally, Nov 1, 2008.

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    [Nov 1, 2008]
    hi, just bought a 2002 S3 and the trim which holds the rear lock and number plate lights is corroded underneath, you can't see it but it is bugging me.
    Its £76 from audi unpainted, is it easy to take off?
    Thinking about fixing it myself, also what are the best websites for spares etc,
    thanx in advance.
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    It might be covered by the 12 year anti corrosion warranty - it's worth a go before you shell out for a new one, just take it to your local dealer and ask.

    Some members have had problems with the roof rails "bubbling" underneath the paint as a result of a poor galvanising (sp?) process and Audi have fixed these free of charge
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    i had corrosion on the roof rails, took it to my local dealer and they aproved the warranty claim, the work was done within a week. However some people havent been as lucky. i know there is at least one long thread on here all about it, may be useful to do a search for it.
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    trim is trim so it will not be covered
    unless they are mugs so try it
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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    yup i had the same answer from Audi as Jas, worth a try though
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