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Rear window trim fade

Post by Colw1 » Fri Sep 03, 2021 1:02 pm

Hi could anyone tell me if they have experience this problem with the trim around the top of the rear window. This has gone very cloudy and would have thought they maybe a recall on this trim
Please any info please share
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Rear window trim fade

Post by sapphireblack » Fri Sep 03, 2021 2:02 pm

Looks more like a colour change than clouding 🤔

Recall matters or BMW goodwill remedies are best addressed to a dealer i'd have thought?

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Rear window trim fade

Post by X5Sport » Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:06 pm

Haven’t seen anything like that on BMWs before - at least not in the modern paint era. Definitely worth showing it to a BMW Bodyshop for a strip and repaint. It looks to my untrained eye like the clear coat has failed under UV light, something it isn’t supposed to do!

I wonder if at some point an undeclared repair has happened?
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Rear window trim fade

Post by Colw1 » Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:07 pm

Does anyone know the part number for this item as I’m struggling on real own
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Post by sapphireblack » Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:10 pm

Take the car to a dealer or at least a bodyshop for a professional opinion :wink:

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Post by X5Sport » Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:48 pm

Try item 13 here (not sure exactly which G01 you have):
https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showpa ... Id=41_2810
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