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Postby crawl59 [OP] » Jun 04 2012, 2:27am

Alright guys I was putting my registration sticker on my 09 silvy today and I noticed a four inch long crack in my dash directly over the steering column. I have no idea what caused it because I never put anything on my dash due to seeing other peoples dash cracking. But my question is that if I take it back to the dealership are that going to do anything since its all under warranty or just laugh and tell me I'm SOL?
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Cracked dash

Postby Machster69 » Jun 04 2012, 2:28am

My dealer would laugh and sol u! But u never know... Bumper to bumper ide say should cover it... Thats a common issue on these trucks, do a quick search...where do you live?
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Re: Cracked dash

Postby Chevyfamman » Jun 04 2012, 2:31am

Machster69 wrote:My dealer would laugh and sol u! But u never know... Bumper to bumper ide say should cover it... Thats a common issue on these trucks, do a quick search...where do you live?

I am with Machster on this one
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Postby crawl59 [OP] » Jun 04 2012, 2:44am

Ya I've still got the bumper to bumper but I guess I'll go to the dealer tomorrow and see. And I live in west Texas. So really hot and dry conditions, but I try to keep armor all on the dash to protect it.
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Postby GilThorpe » Jun 04 2012, 2:52am

strange, living in the midwest , I have never heard of this problem before. Now I know why they sell those dash covers & carpets in the truck/car magazines
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Postby Machster69 » Jun 04 2012, 2:54am

Search the forum, youll hear of it... Bout the 3rd thread Ive seen lately...

Windshield visor would help i would think, if you live in the hot south...
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Postby Chevyfamman » Jun 04 2012, 4:47pm

I have to Agree with most the guys Armor all, and Windshield Visors. You can never go wrong with them or equivalent products.
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Re: Cracked dash

Postby FuzzyB » Jun 04 2012, 6:10pm

crawl59 wrote:Ya I've still got the bumper to bumper but I guess I'll go to the dealer tomorrow and see. And I live in west Texas. So really hot and dry conditions, but I try to keep armor all on the dash to protect it.


Right there is why it is cracked. I would never put that on my interior anywhere. My buddy did his a few months ago and in weeks it was all cracked to hell. I used to recon cars and that stuff is known for this because it severly dries out the material.
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Postby Machster69 » Jun 04 2012, 6:20pm

+1, i wasnt gonna say it but ive heard it dries plastics...
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Postby dalejrfan88 » Jun 04 2012, 7:27pm

+1 on the armor all..most people who have the dash cracking problem is due to armor all..it may leave a nice shine at first but wears down the plastic.. i used turtle wax ice interior care.It is a synthetic with no harsh chemicals and has no greasy residue..I heard this dash cracking is common down south..never heard of this up in wisconsin
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