Paint Repair on Dodge's dime?

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  1. AER

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    So I have two documented factory paint blemishes on my driver side rear door. I want to be able to take the car to a shop of my choice . Would Dodge allow that? Going to dealer on Tuesday to chat.
     
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    If it's warranty repair its going only to two places:
    1) their body shop if they have one in same lot
    2) to their subcontractor - in that case I would decline or go to another dodge dealership big enough to have their own body shop like mine did and hopefully good paint person too
     
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    just hope you don't get unlucky like me. I had small blemishes on my 392 too. The dealer attempted to fix and now the car is being replaced because of the awful workmanship of the dealership bodyshop.

    Lesson learned. some small blemishes are just best left and not risked in my opinion!
     
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    Same here wish the OP good luck, dealerships have some crappy paint techs these days
     
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    budkole Best Color and fastest is undoubtedly WHITE

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    Earl Scheib...

    I too have a few small blems, not worth complaining about. It's just a car
     
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    The problem is it is a dust bubble on the door. If it isn't fixed over time it will rust. I will pay out of pocket to go to a top guy if I have to.
     
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    Me Too !!! I have a very faint round spot the size of a plate that shows through in
    the sunlight. It appears as a light white circle on the rear driver side quarter panel. I called
    Dodge and they set up my local dealer to take a look at it. So my dealer took pics and sent
    them to dodge, and verified three of there employees could see this blemish. Dodge is going
    to repaint this area for free to my satisfaction. If you have a situation where there is a paint
    flaw call Dodge to set up a local dealer to look at it. I did it now because who knows how bad
    it will be later, and then trying to get it fixed may be a problem.
     
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    My view is it one small claims court action away from getting paid for
     

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