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as some of you might know, I've been having problems with my fg2 with paint problems. I've been dealing with american honda for the past 2 months, and my dealer for 3 months. (which as it works out, I've owned this car for 3 months.. almost 4)

About a week after I picked up my car, I washed it off real quick, and since it's NHBP, water spots are annoying.. so I dried it off. then I thought, well, I'll throw on some paint polish to get it to really look nice.

here's a pic of my cloth:



I also had this happen on my hood about a week later. A bodyshop manager from the dealership and an americna honda rep both said that it wasn't paint. they said that it was grease. right infront of them, I rubbed that cloth all over my brand new dress shirt that I wore to work that day. there wasn't any grease on my shirt. he still did not believe that it was grease, so I had him send half of that back to honda to get tested.

my next problem with the paint was acid rain damage. I had it on my hood, roof, and trunk.



this car is LESS THAN 3 MONTHS OLD when these problems were arising.

So Honda and the dealersihp worked out a deal where they would wetsand, buff, and wax my car. I got my car back yesterday. what did I notice above the passenger side window?



I will be contacting the dealership about this problem on monday. hell, I bet they're tired of hearing from me.

My Claim Manager from American Honda will not return my phone calls. I have been trying to reach her for the past 2 weeks. so far, my car has been worked on 3 times by the dealership, and they still have not given me a single work order for any of the work which was done on my vehicle.

When I did meet with the rep from American Honda, he did not answer a single question I asked. Well... he did... he told me his name and where he lived. I asked him what the paint warranty was "3 years/36k miles" I asked him what it covered.. he said "3 years/36k miles" I asked him what the details were about the paint, he replied "3 years/36k miles" Meeting with him was a complete waste of my time. I had to use a half day of vacation from work to meet with him. he was cocky and arrogant, never answering a question, and would not listen to anything I had to say. I believe that his mind was made up before he even met with me.

I'm starting to get really aggrivated with this whole situation. especially when this started happening 7 days after I picked up my vehicle. Sometimes I'm worried that they're trying to take advantage of me because of my age. I'm still waiting to hear back from Honda in regards to whether or not that is paint on that cloth. I have no doubt that it is in fact paint, but they refuse to believe that it is.

any ideas, advice, anything on this situation? I'm posting this on a few different honda forums to get a larger audience to my problem.
 

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Try calling HOA.
 

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That sucks that he wasted your time what a jackass did you show him the pictures? and the car?
 

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I showed him the car. he looked at it and said "yeah.. all vehicles have acid rain damage" I looked at him and said "I have a 96 honda parked right next to this at home, there is absolutly no acid rain damage on it what so ever" then I asked him if he would like to look at any other vehicles on the lot and point out the acid rain damage on them. he started to walk over to look at them and I said "I'll save you a trip. I was here yesterday and looked at every single vehicle. there is no damage like this on any other vehicle but mine."

here's the funny part.. he said he drove an accord that had acid rain damage. i asked him if he got it fixed. he said "no.. it was a company vehicle"
 

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Wow what an asshat! thats a great way for Honda to lose another customer and even if you told HOA about him i doubt they would do anything....
 

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my dad went with me to the meeting. he actually called HOA the next day and reported him as to how he treated me.

I've kept a word document with dates/times/people of what happened, and who I talked to about everything. the sad thing is that it just keeps growing and growing and growing.
 

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Part of the reason why I got rid of my EX was the terrible paint. It was ASM and every single panel on it had at least one significant rock chip.

UGH.
 

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Mac2118 said:
my dad went with me to the meeting. he actually called HOA the next day and reported him as to how he treated me.

I've kept a word document with dates/times/people of what happened, and who I talked to about everything. the sad thing is that it just keeps growing and growing and growing.
You need to try to fix it before it gets worse man try going to a detailer to clean it up nice and post it for sale. Good luck.
 
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