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    Bubbling arches

    Before i get started the car has not been checked yearly from vaux and they will not want anything to do with the car.
    I really like the car but get so stressed every time i see the bubbling on the rear arch and it is a bloody big job to get both the rear wings replaced and probably very expensive, will rubbing them down and respraying be worth whilst or a total waste of time?

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    Ive got the same problem and i have had mie done by vaux! I had an idea the otha day of rubbing em down and painting them then bonding the rubber arch protector things zafiras have on onto the arch lip to stop it happening again or at least preventing it.

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    Not a bad idea that. But as the rust has already started i just wonder if its a loosing battle

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    yeah ul ned to replace the whole rear 1/4 to get rid but at least with the zafira bit itl buy u sum time to decide wot 2 do. I was well annoyed when the rear arches that"vauxhall had done" rusted again after months

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    so did vaux replace the whole 1/4? how many months are we talking here?

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    they said that warranty wouldnt pay 4 whole 1/4s on mine coz it was nearly out of warranty and that it wasnt bad enuf to replace em. It lasted 6 months ish

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    only six months? so have they been done again by vaux or else where?

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    This happened to my car! couple of weeks after buying a 2003 mk4, i saw bubles on the rear arches they said they did it 5 months later it was back with a vengence. 6 weeks of talking and arguing and i have had 2 new 1/4 panels done.

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    i want to cry

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    I hope you get it sorted, was not car not serviced at Vaux at the correct intervals?

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