Roof Rail marks puzzling

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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby webweaver » Wed May 04, 2016 5:08 pm

Same thing happened to me... after much gnashing of teeth, Bristol Street Derby agreed to do a warranty replace. (Said they had to take the roof interior out - so it was a long job)... but now a few months later - the crazing is back.

Its a lease vehicle - so can I be bothered to go through it all again.....? Not sure they've rectified the problem with the parts yet....
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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby DaveBerlin » Wed May 04, 2016 5:13 pm

webweaver, you do not have to go through all that again. As I mentioned it is just a matter of the snapping the End Caps in and out - Job Done. Just make sure they have ordered them and are delivered before you make a reservation - Dave ;)
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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby Gel » Wed May 04, 2016 5:28 pm

Would be good if someone could post a video on replacing end caps, as I fear problem will reappear out of warranty, & be down to us to £replace£ in future years :(

UPDATE:

Just noticed when waxing that the rear n/side cap has developed the problem too :(

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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby Gel » Fri May 13, 2016 11:31 am

FAILING END CAPS PAINT FINISH

ALL 4 of my 4 replacement end caps (fitted June 2015) have now gone native, as before; on order. :(

The US Nissan Rogue seems to have no end caps on theirs...& I notice rear vents on glove centre console too:)

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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby DaveBerlin » Fri May 13, 2016 11:51 am

Gel, if you look at Richard's Post on the Centre Console modification you will see a couple of pics of the Infiniti Q30 / X-Trail that have the AC Outlets. I suppose being the US the Rogue will tend to get the Luxuries (or Fully Loaded) compared with our more basic European Models - Dave :)
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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby Hound » Fri May 13, 2016 6:06 pm

Gel wrote:The US Nissan Rogue seems to have no end caps on theirs...& I notice rear vents on glove centre console too:)


I believe that's because the Rogue is equivalent to our X-Trail rather than the Qashqai. The X-Trail has the same roof rails and rear vents as pictured.
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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby Gel » Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:40 am

ROOF RAIL END CAPS:

Anyone had new end caps fitted of late?; my dealer has 4 on order for a couple of months but still has no idea when they'll materialise.
I gather none in UK stock; only positive may be that Nissan are (hopefully) amending the spec that causes the paint failure after less than a year.
If they go again in 2017, I'll then be out of warranty, but I don't intend paying :)
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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby Hound » Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:00 am

Mine were ordered early June to be fitted at car's first service late July; I guess I'll find out then whether they managed to get any!
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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby teknaken » Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:22 pm

My end caps were replaced for the second time earlier this month when vehicle in for it's second service.
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Re: Roof Rail marks puzzling

Postby Hound » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:11 pm

Mine were replaced at its first service last week. They were ordered early June. We will see whether they last more than 6 months this time!
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