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This is a very common problem and the fix it to have it replaced. Although, I have yet to see anyone get theirs sanded down and repainted gloss or piano key black. I think that would be nice.
 

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Mine was taken off and repainted by the dealership. Looks brand new
Repainted with that rubber junk? Please describe or pics :D
 

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just replace them.. not cheap to buy the buttons, but easy repair. took me about 30 minutes. can get them from Luke at Lindsay Caddy, their link is on this forum.
 

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This is a very common problem and the fix it to have it replaced. Although, I have yet to see anyone get theirs sanded down and repainted gloss or piano key black. I think that would be nice.
Thanks! The dealer advised me that the face plate is integral to the radio and nav and that I must replace the entire unit.
 

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If it's the actual face panel that's peeling, I'd be tempted to take it apart, sand, mask-off, then repaint the panel with something more durable. If it's the buttons that are peeling, those can be replaced then handled gently from then on to avoid future peeling. There's a page on the cadillac faq that should give you enough information to take the radio out and then apart to be able to do either of those things.
 

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Obviously I did mine under warranty. Also had no idea that the dealership was gonna take the faceplate off my car and shoot it again with whatever they did. But it looks brand new. I don't have any pictures but they didn't replace any plastic pieces. I don't know if that is the cheaper way to go for them but it looks damn good.
 

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You can replace the faceplate. We order them regularly.
They are pretty inexpensive, I think 30 bucks or less.
The only "problem" is the screws on the back are an odd size, like 3.5mm.
It can be done in an hour or so with the right tools.
 

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'16 ATS....already! thought it was hidden compartment door rubbing
when opening and closing, but doesn't look like it.
 

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Water transfer printing is an option that does some incredible things these days....google it....
 
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