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Old 09-03-2010, 09:11 AM
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Hello everyone, washed my 2010 Ram Sport yesterday and noticed the paint was peeling on the corner of the front bumper. It wasn't from a rock chip and was the size of a quarter. Before going to the dealership I wanted a professional opinion from a reputable body shop. After inspecting the bumper, the body guy with 30 yrs experience told me that the paint was definetly delaminating from the primer and told me to tell the dealership to replace the bumper. He said that painting on plastic takes alot of prep and proper proceedures for it to be done correctly. I'm going to the dealership today to bring it to the Service Manager's attention and will post the results later. They better warranty it and not say it's from a rock chip!
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Sounds like you got some good advice there, but good luck at the dealership, definitely want to know how you make out!

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Wow... I will definitely be paying a visit back to this post to hear the result!
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If this proves to be an issue for others, I won't be so sad about having the ugly chrome bumper. I wanted the painted one, but didn't want to pay to upgrade to the Sport trim.
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Here's the scoop so far, brought it to the dealership and showed it to the Service Manager and he basically took some pictures, collected info like milage and vin # and told me that I should get an answer within a week. He told me it was up to the regional service manager for final instructions. I requested a new bumper but he reminded me it was not up to him. Stay tuned......
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That should be covered under the 36mo bumper to bumper.
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Well sorry about the long delay but just got the answer back earlier this week. They are going to order a new bumper, have it painted and installed under warranty. Sounds good to me.
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