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07-23-2013 08:05 AM
damndirtydog
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Originally Posted by FXnut View Post
Anti-corrosion perforation limited warranty..

Hinges would have to bubble to the point there was a hole through..
This is why I got mine fixed with in the 3 year warranty period.
The door hinges were bubbling, while very minor, while it was brand new on the dealership lot. I had them put into the service history that I have pointed out the problem upon purchase. Good thing I did because after 2 yrs the bubbling was real bad. And they did try to deny my claim, fortunately my service advisor was on my side, plus the complaint on the service record. I also pointed out to the service manager that perforation or not, that I am in the 3yr bumper to bumper warranty period, this is a defect and I demand it be fixed.
I think you'll have more fire power on your side if you're in the 3yr warranty period and insist on it being repaired. It's an expensive repair job, because it is labor intensive, especially if they do it correctly, and Daytona Dodge auto mall body shop did an excellent job.
07-22-2013 09:41 PM
FXnut
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Originally Posted by DSmith1178 View Post
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Paint on outer panels should be warrantied for 5 years or 100,000 miles so guys who are out of your 3 year 36 warranty dont give up yet.

Anti-corrosion perforation limited warranty..

Hinges would have to bubble to the point there was a hole through..
07-22-2013 09:37 PM
2five22 Galvanic corrosion.

Two dissimilar metals can become an anode/cathode combination and with the addition of slightly acidic rain, corrosion and bubbling of the paint can occur.

The Navy has it all the time with their aluminum hulled ships and steel propulsion shafts.
07-22-2013 09:16 PM
damndirtydog
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Originally Posted by DSmith1178 View Post
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Paint on outer panels should be warrantied for 5 years or 100,000 miles so guys who are out of your 3 year 36 warranty dont give up yet.
Good to know.
07-22-2013 05:45 AM
david.w.johnson My 2008 had it on all hinges when I bought it. When the wife returns to the States in a couple of weeks, I'm going over to the autoshop to use their airhammer to remove all hinges and re-finish. It is corrosion. I don't trust the dealers in the US, let alone the ones in Belgium. I'll fix it and it will be done right.
07-22-2013 05:04 AM
DSmith1178
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Originally Posted by damndirtydog View Post
On my 2009 2dr all the door hinges bubbled and both hood hinges too.
As long as its in the 3yr bumper to bumper warranty they'll fix it.
The body shop did a great job on mine.
Otherwise u can bedline, paint, plastidip or cover them with hinge covers.


Attachment 275922

Paint on outer panels should be warrantied for 5 years or 100,000 miles so guys who are out of your 3 year 36 warranty dont give up yet.
07-21-2013 10:42 AM
element4all i just had my drivers side door repainted, and they made sure to paint door and hindge then assemble it so there is a layer of paint between the parts.
07-21-2013 10:23 AM
damndirtydog On my 2009 2dr all the door hinges bubbled and both hood hinges too.
As long as its in the 3yr bumper to bumper warranty they'll fix it.
The body shop did a great job on mine.
Otherwise u can bedline, paint, plastidip or cover them with hinge covers.
07-21-2013 09:47 AM
reissc1
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Originally Posted by DSmith1178 View Post
Reviving this thread. Just noticed paint bubbling up on my driver side front door top hinge. Barely a year old. 2012 JKUR. I have a list of things that need to be addressed so Ill add it to the list and take it in soon.
Glad you brought it up again. I have the same problem on the same door. It's the same vehicle and same age as well. Let us know how it goes when you bring it in.
07-21-2013 07:21 AM
DSmith1178 Reviving this thread. Just noticed paint bubbling up on my driver side front door top hinge. Barely a year old. 2012 JKUR. I have a list of things that need to be addressed so Ill add it to the list and take it in soon.
05-19-2013 09:12 AM
JTPhoto JK
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Originally Posted by dwindeck View Post
I'm pretty sure a TSB has been put out on this and will be fixed FOC.
TSB was out for this in late 07-08 due to improper metal prep used at the factory. Mine were re-done 3 years ago under warranty and problem has not recurred.
05-19-2013 08:58 AM
dwindeck I'm pretty sure a TSB has been put out on this and will be fixed FOC.
05-19-2013 08:23 AM
rirrgang It's corrosion, not a paint problem. My pass front side has it. So does one of the hood hinges.
05-19-2013 08:01 AM
ibrown3005 Bedliner is my plan if it pops up again. Dealership didn't give me any problems when I first went in to ask about it. It was maddening however with the mistakes made, all of which were avoidable.
05-19-2013 05:46 AM
8figgas Tape them off and Bedline them, simple as that...
05-19-2013 04:37 AM
kjeeper10 Common on all wranglers. Google "mirror mod"
It's a small hole drilled in the mirror base that lets water out and prevent its from streaming down over the hinges.
From what I understand it works well.

Fwiw ... My hinges are a mess. Planning to bedline at some point.
05-18-2013 11:32 PM
Williard86 It's not moisture. It's because the door is steel and the hinge is aluminum. Theirs no paint between them and when the two metals touch, it causes oxidation.
05-18-2013 10:52 PM
reissc1
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Originally Posted by KingZ View Post
Noticed the same thing on my 2010.
I wonder why it issued popping up on the hinges. How is moisture getting in there?
05-18-2013 10:52 PM
blackforestgreen common problem on jk models. dealers will just repaint and will happen again after warranty. many take hinges off and bedline them. problem solved.
05-18-2013 10:41 PM
KingZ Noticed the same thing on my 2010.
05-18-2013 10:07 PM
reissc1 I literally just saw this exact same thing on my door hinges! I have a 2012 that I have owned or exactly 1 year. I was furious today. Did the dealership give you any trouble when you brought it in regarding wanting to repair it?
05-18-2013 08:27 PM
ibrown3005
Paint on the hinges bubbling

Went naked the other fay for the first time this year. As I was putting the doors back on I noticed that the paint on the hinges was starting to bubble. Anyone else have this issue? Took it to the dealership and after a week I called to check on it. I was told that they were waiting to hear from Chrysler about rust on the door under the hinge. Three days later I was told "tomorrow" it would be ready. Tomorrow comes and I called to check and was told that there was dust in the paint and that it would be ready "tomorrow". Again tomorrow came and as I am pulling into the lot, the phone rings. It's the body shop calling to tell me there is a chip in the new paint. On closer inspection it wasn't a chip some knucklehead got a little too eager with a buffer. Makes for a VERY unhappy camper.

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