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    Unhappy Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    I'm interested if anyone else has gold emblems on their Lade, if so were they factory installed? Also if anyone else has had problems with the metal flake inside their emblem cracking up and looking like S**t?

    The emblem on my rear hatch looks like water has gotten into it, and it is beginning to crack and fade. Would a "defective" emblem be covered under warranty? If not should I replace it with a newbie from the dealer or order off the net?

    Any input is helpful. I'll try and post a pic. Thanks!!!

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    Here's some pics. You can see the silver flake is gone in the lower left and there is a big water stain in the middle of the emblem.
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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    I would take it back to the dealer that should be under warranty.

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    Mine is stock silver, and looks like yours I will get the dealer to replace it if and when I need warranty work.

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    yeah.....i'd take it back. that should be covered.

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    i had the same problem. the spots are caused by the plating fliud seeping into the emblem and causing a stain. uv rays react with the fluid and cause a mark. take it back to the dealer, it is covered under warranty.

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    Quote Originally Posted by MKTAXMAN
    i had the same problem. the spots are caused by the plating fliud seeping into the emblem and causing a stain. uv rays react with the fluid and cause a mark. take it back to the dealer, it is covered under warranty.
    Thanks will do!~ :coolgleam

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    I got that problem with the ESCALADE emblem on the side door. They replaced mine.

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    Quote Originally Posted by hcvone
    Mine is stock silver, and looks like yours I will get the dealer to replace it if and when I need warranty work.
    Same problem here.

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    Re: Rear emblem fading and cracking on 03!!

    My stock silver grill emblem is doing the same, just noticed it today while washing, I'll get that replaced when I go in for an oil change next week

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