Door Hinge Paint - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Pics Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-17-2009, 04:37 PM   #1
Newb
 
rayjr66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Macomb, MI
Posts: 11
Door Hinge Paint

Anyone else have this problem?

I have a 2007 Sahara.

The paint on my door hinges is starting to bubble after only 2 years. I know this has occured from how the door panel is painted in the factory.

I first noticed this on the passenger side door about a month ago. Now the two hinges on the drivers side door have begun to bubble, as well. The hinges and doors have never been removed from the vehicle.

I have not contacted my dealer yet, but I feel this should be a warranty issue. I was wondering if anyone else has had a problem similar to this and if their dealer did anything about it. Regardless, it is only going to get worse and I am sure the paint will peel eventually.

Thanks
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	hinge2.jpg
Views:	7
Size:	82.5 KB
ID:	6982  

rayjr66 is offline   Quote
Old 03-21-2009, 10:44 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 27
From the looks of it, I'd say they won't do anything for you till the thing is rusting, and then not unless it rusts completely through.

fran55343 is offline   Quote
Old 03-26-2009, 08:42 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
edmo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 138
Hinge bubbling

2008 Jeep wrangler 4dr
I m having the same problems with the hinges on my doors and whats more ironic is that I also have silver.I went to the dealer and they told me that it may not be rust but a defect in the paint (NOT). They gave me the option to fix it, but advised against it at this time because of what it would entail to fix it. They suggested that the situation be monitored since i have 2yrs left on the warr and I agreed. At this time it looks like the hood hinges are starting.......let me know
edmo is offline   Quote
Old 12-07-2014, 04:39 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
Splishy_splash's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: NY
Posts: 73
I Have the same issue with my 2008 the door hinge paint has bubbled and peeled and it has also started on the hood hinges. It has been that way for quite some time. It is not a rust issue, there is no rust even after they peeled. I think they changed the hinges to aluminum and the paint just peels from them. My brother's 2010 is just starting to bubble. Not peeling yet.

Happy to be trading it in on Thursday and not have to look at the ugly peeled paint any longer. They did not say anything about it and it did not seem to affect the trade in value, as they gave me more than I expected for it. My guess is that it is a common issue on all wrangler around this year.
__________________
Current Jeep:
2015 JK Sahara X
Previous Jeeps:
2008 JK, 2004 TJ, 1994 YJ, 1992 YJ, Wrangler Sport
Splishy_splash is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
paint for plastic? KicknJeep Off-Topic 0 01-21-2008 07:48 PM
Diff cover paint Jase General Jeep Discussion 9 12-04-2007 11:37 PM
Rattle Can Paint Job? RWOOD YJ General Discussion Forum 27 11-01-2007 10:03 PM
Decent Paint at a Decent Price binaryking General Jeep Discussion 8 03-27-2007 11:55 AM
This Sounds Crazy...but ? Dare2BSquare General Jeep Discussion 1 09-01-2006 05:27 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:16 PM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC