Honda Rims peeling
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.
Your right, the clear coat got scrapped off and causes the white look you see. Pretty much a common issue for most aluminum rims.
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?
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 http://wheels.net/. 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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