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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-05-2010, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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Rust 2009 pilot

I have noticed rust bubbles forming under the paint on my 2009 honda pilot rear door. Has anybody the similar problem?

Going to dealer in next few days what should I ask to be done?

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Clearly a defect in the paint shop's prep of the tailgate.

Yours is the first report like this we've seen.

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Went to dealer today, they recognized the defect, took photos, said they will strip and repaint the tail gate.

Is this an appropriate repair or I should ask for entire door to be replaced?

So if you have 2009 pilot check your tail gate for very small blisters/bubbles.
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Went to dealer today, they recognized the defect, took photos, said they will strip and repaint the tail gate.

Is this an appropriate repair or I should ask for entire door to be replaced?

So if you have 2009 pilot check your tail gate for very small blisters/bubbles.
This is an appropriate repair. You likely have a small amount of surface rust that can be sanded down and repainted. A new door would come unpainted and have to be painted also, so it is not worth a new door.
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I agree, that's an acceptable repair. I don't think any dealer will replace a whole door due to a paint defect. That would be akin to using TNT to kill a few ants.


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Agree: The way forward is to Remove the door, remove the interior trim and any exteior plastic trim, sand down to bare metal and refinish.

It wont be as good as new.

It will be better.

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Old thread, but I have a 2009 Pilot with tailgate rust. I'm not sure if it will be covered as I bought the vehicle used.
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