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Re: Paint lacquer peeling?
Paintwork warranty is normally 2-3 years.
Its only a 1 inch spot, I'm 100% sure it can be done on a DIY basis with only the OP knowing where to look to see any evidence of the repair.
It needs to be remembered, that its an 10 year old car, so spending circa £75-£100 on a repair which no-one would really recoup at resale time isn't cost effective.
Treat it whilst its a molehill, and it won't turn into a mountain.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater