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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-10-2009, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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2006 Commander Paint

I just puchased a used 2006 Commander,22k. after i got it i noticed a small area on the hood where the paint is starting to bubble. when i looked under the hood i noticed there was even more bubbling. This is the only area i found on the commander that was doing this. my warranty runs out in 8/09.Does anyone know if the 36/30000 warranty would cover this. not sure what caused it,. The vehicle is great otrher than this issue.
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If it is caused by a manufacturing defect it should be covered by the warranty.

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Take it in, have them fix it under warranty. Paint shouldn't be bubbling for any reason on a vehicle that new.

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I will almost guarantee you that the hood has been repaired and painted. I've yet to see an OEM paint job bubble or peel up , since the early 90's anyway. The hood is aluminum so if someone did a repair and didn't use an etching primer on the raw aluminum, it would eventually peel. I would think that the dealer would have to take care of it even if the factory warranty doesn't, assuming that you bought it from a dealer and not a private individual.

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I will almost guarantee you that the hood has been repaired and painted. I've yet to see an OEM paint job bubble or peel up , since the early 90's anyway. The hood is aluminum so if someone did a repair and didn't use an etching primer on the raw aluminum, it would eventually peel. I would think that the dealer would have to take care of it even if the factory warranty doesn't, assuming that you bought it from a dealer and not a private individual.
Actually, there has been a problem with this. Here is one thread and I'm pretty sure there is at least one more that I remember. I'll try to find it.
https://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6749&highlight=paint+bubbling&pag e=2

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My bad. That's news to me. I guess you learn something new every day, huh ?

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