The paint is bubbling on my car. Is the manufacturer obligated to fix it?

The paint is bubbling on my red 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL. What are my legal rights regarding guarantee obligations from Mercedes?

Asked on 13 March 2020 by Tony King

Answered by Dan Powell
Assuming this is the Mercedes-Benz Mars Red, the car will need to be stripped back to the metal, treated and repainted. Your first point of contact will be the dealer you bought the car from and not the manufacturer. There has been cases were affected vehicles have been resprayed outside the warranty period, but these reports are becoming more rare as these vehicles get older. For your consumer rights, see:
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