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      03-29-2009, 01:14 AM   #1
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M-Sport Steering Wheel - Matt Finish

Hi All,

After 18 months I have noticed that the matt finish on the M-Sport Steering Wheel is starting to peel off.

Is this a known issue??

Seeing that it's only 18 months old I will hit them up for a replacement but concerned in the long run if it's a re-occurring issue.

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      03-29-2009, 01:49 AM   #2
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      03-29-2009, 01:59 AM   #3
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Take a look at this....
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      03-29-2009, 02:13 AM   #4
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damn i will be pissed if mine does that shit
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Yea, specially after 18 months !!!!!
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Mine has the same thing in the same spots on both sides of the wheel, with only 17k miles. I have no rings on my fingers nor do I race. It's garbage.
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      03-30-2009, 04:59 PM   #7
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JK. Yea, that's pretty shitty.
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      03-31-2009, 06:27 PM   #8
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my bro's car is doing it too. But dealer is garbage, and the knowledgeable service adviser was busy, so i had to deal with some chose synonym for idiot and he claimed its "normal". The Imported Car Store FTL.
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Had a chat to the dealer today.

The first thing I asked was if it was a common ailment with the M-Sport wheel and as it turns out - Yes it is.

But he was saying that there has been a batch change to hopefully sort the issue out. The new one is ordered on warranty and will be fitted next week.

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mine is doing that also, and its only been a year.
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Damn that sucks! I try to keep my stock parts after I mod 'em -- hope you can go back to your stock part until you get it replaced.
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Take it to your dealer and they will replace it under warranty.
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yep its warranty..
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I have exactly the same problem on the driver's door handle (from inside)
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WHAT ?!?!?! You're kidding me !!!

I get my steering wheel changed out tomorrow so I will put the dealer on the spot and ask why I am hearing all this negative feedback.

Have you asked the question 06E90Rostik??
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