Honda Rims peeling


Asked by Mar 29, 2015 at 07:21 PM about the 2013 Honda Civic Si

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I noticed that the factory rims on my Honda Civic Si Sedan are peeling. Looks like it might
have some clear coat that is peeling away, resembles scratches and its on 3 of 4 tire rims.
Some rims have more than others. Please contact me if necessary. Thank you.

5 Answers

Tom Demyan

Your right, the clear coat got scrapped off and causes the white look you see. Pretty much a common issue for most aluminum rims.

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It's peeling off near the center cap the rims where no scraped in any way. It's on 3 of the tires. Is Honda liable for repair?

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Tom Demyan

Like I said I see it a lot, even if it isn't an actual scrap. Is the car still under warranty? I'm sure you can talk/complain to a Honda service advisor and see if they will swap for new rims or compensate you. Can't hurt to ask.


Yes the car is under wsrranty.


A thin layer of wax is peeled over the standard rims so as to protect it from any kind of weather effects, tinny scratches and more importantly to give them a shining appearance as you can see at The peeling off is very common and can be resolved easily. You just need to find a reliable mechanic to do this fix. If your car is in warranty then I don’t think there is any need to worry just give it to your service center.

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