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Rust bubbling through??

moorheadbrian Apr 21, 2010

  1. moorheadbrian

    moorheadbrian moorheadbrian

    Ok so i purchased a 2002 1.9TDI SE A4 for my second car there about two weeks ago

    75K on the clock and Full Service History

    After a good detailing session the other day i've found the paint bubbling in spots across the doors and in one corner of one of the doors.
    Is this a common problem, the car is only 8 years old and i thought they were galvanised and had corrosion warranty for 12years?
    The reason i bought the car is because i have an old school mini and i'm sconered to the teeth looking at rust, i certainly am not expecting it from an audi. I am selling a mk4 golf in the same year with near perfect paint.:nunu:
  2. Digger1

    Digger1 Member

    Yes mine's got a few blisters on the doors, it's a 53 plate ! have a look, at about page two ( paint corrosion ) ... by, chrisash32 ...
    Believe he's taken his back to AUDI under there anti corrosion warranty !!!
  3. Mr Singh

    Mr Singh Member

    Got it on mine, on the inner turn of the wheel archs.

    Those wheel arch liners, much like a carpet are culprit. They hold moisture for days and just beat on the paint/metal over time causing rust. Saying that I have noticed a little bubble on the rear tailgate aswell :(
  4. chrisash32

    chrisash32 Member

    yeh, tell me about it... Audi told me to get stuffed as its a 7 yr old car
  5. swarcup

    swarcup Well-Known Member

    mines bubbling through along the chrome strip at the bottom of the drivers window the full length not happy but at least i could get a new door. Non anywhere else yet
  6. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

    I've got some on the top of my nearside wing, I thought it was probably a pattern wing but maybe not.

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