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Re: Clio Rust under number plate and water escape holes

Hi there.

Regarding the corrosion behind the number plate; I fear you won't get any help from Renault, as the number plates are fitted by the dealer, and you would need to prove that the dealer concerned with registering the car was negligent in fitting the plates.

Personally, I would deal with it myself, as it'll be fairly cheap, and you'll know its done correctly...

Hammerite would do a sound job, so long as the rust was treated beforehand.

Regarding the drainage holes, again, it will be difficult to prove that its not water build-up due to sediment restricting the drainage of rainwater.

I'd use something like Waxoyl for this, and spray liberally into the cavities.

All-in, you can future-proof you car for under 50, and an afternoon's work.



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