Door Hinges

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Is there anything that can be done proactively to help prevent corrosion of the door hinges? Ive heard of a few attempts but no follow ups.

Can paint protection, powder coating, or some other type of protective product be successfully added to the hinges?
 
So, I noticed the clear coat appears to be cracked and crumbling off a couple of the door hinges.

Is this something to be concerned about or mentioned to dealership? Is this normal?
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I've put these on my last 3 Jeeps... seemed to work pretty well... they are just stuck on with the included tape strips.

 
No, it shjould not appear like that on any new vehicle, especially not an $80k one. As a couple of folks above said, I'd still do steps to protect the hinges, even if they were clear coated properly. But as new, I'd have issues with it looking like that, with the same concerns of corrosion. The dealer might think your being picky, but that should not have passed paint inspection or QA
 
No, it shjould not appear like that on any new vehicle, especially not an $80k one. As a couple of folks above said, I'd still do steps to protect the hinges, even if they were clear coated properly. But as new, I'd have issues with it looking like that, with the same concerns of corrosion. The dealer might think your being picky, but that should not have passed paint inspection or QA
Why would it not pass QA? It looks perfect when you take delivery.
 
LOL! Yup! And Jeep seats all the fuses too!
 
Yeah, well it obviously passed their QA. The question now is what, if anything, to do about it.
 
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No, it shjould not appear like that on any new vehicle, especially not an $80k one. As a couple of folks above said, I'd still do steps to protect the hinges, even if they were clear coated properly. But as new, I'd have issues with it looking like that, with the same concerns of corrosion. The dealer might think your being picky, but that should not have passed paint inspection or QA
I agree.

Dealership stated the paint is under warranty for 1 year. I don’t trust any of the local dealerships I know of though. Looks like a choice between body/paint shop, fluid film, adhesive covers or just leave it alone.
 
So, I noticed the clear coat appears to be cracked and crumbling off a couple of the door hinges.

Is this something to be concerned about or mentioned to dealership? Is this normal?View attachment 2929View attachment 2930
Same problem. Showed to service department so they are aware of it. It's only a few months old and it's now winter. Didn't want to take door off now to investigate. Told dealership and they agreed we'd look at it in spring after snow and salt. Great service department and not worried about them. Just wanted to give them heads up.
 
So, I noticed the clear coat appears to be cracked and crumbling off a couple of the door hinges.

Is this something to be concerned about or mentioned to dealership? Is this normal?View attachment 2929View attachment 2930
Mine isn't as bad and it's in a 4xe. No problems on 392 or Gladiator same year. And only on bottom part of hinges on driver's side doors...
 
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