Bad alignment on tail panel

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  1. Johnman

    Johnman Senior Hellcat Member

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    The left side looks pretty good..
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    But the right side, not so much...
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    Anyone else had this problem? I'm not even sure if it's worth fixing, as I'm nervous about paint damage when they replace all this trm.
     
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    There might be a screw you can turn to raise the right side a bit. I remember on the pre 2015 there was at least. It looks like a big black plastic turn knob.
     
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    Take it to the dealer and ask them to fix it.
     
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    Are you asking about the trunk lid gap at the sides or are you asking about the tail light panel? They both look bad...
     
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    Yeah, go to the dealer first. This is common on the 15's and up... they should have addressed it at the dealer prep... my 2009 SRT8 finish and fit were perfect.
     
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    Well, it seems to me the black trim above the tail lights is the problem. The trim on the trunk lid is bent to the rear, while the fender trim is bent forward. A horizontal problem, not a vertical one. (I know though, my left side tail light is not aligned vertically.
     
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    I'm talking about the black trim above the tail lights.
     
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    totally adjustable--minor issue for dealer to handle.
     
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    Johnman Senior Hellcat Member

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    That's good news
     
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    Agree. Should be a pretty simple alignment adjustment the Dealer can take care of rather quickly.
     
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    Seems to me this issue could have been addressed on the assembly line or shortly thereafter during the PDI...? Perhaps multiple opportunities to address this before it went to KZ? Left side looks typical but right side is obviously skewed. Hopefully a simple fix...
     
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