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Thread: Rust above driver position where windscreen meets roof on the Aygo

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2015

    Angry Rust above driver position where windscreen meets roof on the Aygo

    My just 3 year old Aygo has started to rust on the roof above the drivers position where screen meets roof. I have been told by Toyota it is a stone chip even though when I reported it there was no break in the paint only a bubble. I have seen posts on the Toyota members website complaining of the same thing but they seem to be on older models.I puchased my Aygo in 2012 reportedly as a brand new car.They could not deliver on the date agreed as they needed to do a modification. I am begining to wonder if the car was not as new as I was lead to believe. Can anyone advise me how to find out when the car was actually made. As an RAC member for 40 years I have never owned any car that has rusted at this point. Please any info would be helpful.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2007


    Welcome to the site FD, some imported cars spend some time in open outside storage, where they wait there for shipping?They just told you it was a stone chip, in case you put in a claim against the paint warranty, in fact most car companies will go some length to avoid paying out on such claim.Take some close up photos of it, along with a "long shot" to show where about on the car the problem area is, and send that to the companies head quarters, good luck.

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