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Old 04-05-2015, 07:27 PM   #1  
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Default 2015 Mustang GT Dented Door?

I took delivery of my new Mustang on 3/31/15 and I finally got to clean it up this weekend. When drying, I noticed a bunch of scuffs on the driver's door that looked like they would buff out (shouldn't have to buff anything on a new car), but when I was walking away, I noticed a quarter-sized dent in the door. I'm not sure what to do. If I call the dealership, I'm assuming they won't fix it since I've had the car for almost a week, but I know for DAMN sure, I didn't put the scuffs OR the dent there. Anybody have any suggestions? Thanks!
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Old 04-05-2015, 07:46 PM   #2  
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How's your comprehensive coverage? Sounds like it was vandalism.
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My comp deductible is only $250 but it looks more like someone was leaning against the door or something. I'll take some pics and post them.
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I'd recommend lowering to a $0 deductible for Comp. Not sure about PA laws but here in FL it's well worth the $1.50/month it costs me. Just in case I want to get that scratch fixed.

Not that it helps for this case since it's after the fact but $250 may (almost certainly) be cheaper than paying out of pocket.
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Thanks for the advice! I hate even having this conversation with a car thats not even a week old!
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:40 AM   #6  
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Welcome to the forum, sorry to hear about your door. Are you thinking this is something you missed when you picked the car up ?
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Old 04-06-2015, 03:47 PM   #7  
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Welcome to the forum, sorry to hear about your door. Are you thinking this is something you missed when you picked the car up ?
Unfortunately, yes! Being new, I wasn't expecting to have to go over everything with a fine-toothed comb, especially the body panels. Lesson learned!
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