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I have 2010 with 106K miles and just noticed, today, two areas about 3 inches in length where the paint is gone! It looks like it just un-bonded from the surface. Its bare steel underneath. Has anyone else seen or heard of this? I am not looking forward to the prospect of having to re-paint this truck.

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I have 2010 with 106K miles and just noticed, today, two areas about 3 inches in length where the paint is gone! It looks like it just un-bonded from the surface. Its bare steel underneath. Has anyone else seen or heard of this? I am not looking forward to the prospect of having to re-paint this truck.

I have not read anything like this happening. Can you post up a photo? :camera:

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I have 2010 with 106K miles and just noticed, today, two areas about 3 inches in length where the paint is gone! It looks like it just un-bonded from the surface. Its bare steel underneath. Has anyone else seen or heard of this? I am not looking forward to the prospect of having to re-paint this truck.

Have you exceed 200mph speed that could be a a reason for the paint pilling off☺

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Have you exceed 200mph speed that could be a a reason for the paint pilling off☺

Wise guy!!

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Have had same thing on roof of my 35,000 mile 2013. Dealer said Ford would warranty it, strip and repaint entire roof. I dont trust dealer not to make a mess of my vehicle based on how they handled other service work. 

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There's some missing paint on my 2010.  It's on the roof, so I figure some rust conversion primer and rattle can white Krylon will work just fine.

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2010 ius out of warranty.  Do several coats.  Use Duplicolor to match the OEM shade of white. Then spray several clear coats.  Wet sand.  Wax.  

Perfect Match® Premium Automotive Paint

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Thinking about this a little more - 2010 was during the time when all kinds of paint was moving to low VOC sealants.  It didn't work as well as the stuff that kills everything for a while, and Transit Connects are not the only thing that had paint problems.  Rickenbacker guitars were notorious for paint bubbling in the 2000s for a while.  I think the paint chemistry problem has been solved now, but it sure wasn't for a while.

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My TC had a small paint defect. I used the touch-up paint that I got from paintscratch.

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I bought the Motorcraft touch up paint offered at the Ford dealership , works well and is matched perfectly to the vans color.

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