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Postby steamer [OP] » May 07 2012, 11:33pm

Would it be a warranty issue ? nobody rides in the passenger seat except once a month and this showed up since then, goes from rect. top air bag to defroster, TIA Ed
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby johndeere9203 » May 07 2012, 11:36pm

only warranty left on the truck is what ever is left of the powertrain........... so no that will not be covered. (unless you both extended warranty)
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby bama boy » May 08 2012, 12:12am

from what i found out it is very common when i was looking to buy my truck just about every one that i looked at hade that same crack in it and the only way to fix it is to replace the dash. I myself am waiting on gm to come out with a recall on it just because i have seen it so much but with luck mine that i bought has not done it yet knock on wood
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby steamer [OP] » May 08 2012, 1:13am

Thanks guys, guess I'll do some checking into it, Ed
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby EX-F150 owner » May 08 2012, 5:44am

bama boy wrote:from what i found out it is very common when i was looking to buy my truck just about every one that i looked at hade that same crack in it and the only way to fix it is to replace the dash. I myself am waiting on gm to come out with a recall on it just because i have seen it so much but with luck mine that i bought has not done it yet knock on wood

Good luck with the recall, I doubt that will ever happen, unless there is some sort of safety issue with it.

Does anyone have a picture of this?
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby bama boy » May 08 2012, 12:38pm

yes i dout it will to but it is a problem that they should fix
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby dalejrfan88 » May 08 2012, 3:50pm

I heard about this! its bullcrap..there is even a facebook page dedicated to it called "gmc cracked dash' or something like that where everyone is posting there pictures of it and it has links to complaint numbers. It looks like there is a push to make this a safety issue because most are cracking right above the left corner of the passenger side airbag. I noticed everyone with the cracks on that facebook page are in warmer temps all year around like florida,bama, georgia, arizona ect. I live in Wisconsin and even when in get -40 no cracking yet..keepping fingers croosed..i have a 07..this sucks :(
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby steamer [OP] » May 09 2012, 4:18pm

EX-F150 owner wrote:
bama boy wrote:from what i found out it is very common when i was looking to buy my truck just about every one that i looked at hade that same crack in it and the only way to fix it is to replace the dash. I myself am waiting on gm to come out with a recall on it just because i have seen it so much but with luck mine that i bought has not done it yet knock on wood

Good luck with the recall, I doubt that will ever happen, unless there is some sort of safety issue with it.

Does anyone have a picture of this?
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby EX-F150 owner » May 09 2012, 6:26pm

Thanks for the picture Steamer
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Re: 2008 dashboard crack

Postby steamer [OP] » May 09 2012, 6:43pm

On the right side of the crack you cannot depress but on the left you can depress some, maybe a 1/16",,, Ed
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