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      11-17-2012, 12:41 PM   #1
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Leather Steering Wheel Peel?

Hi all,

I've spotted some minor leather damage/ peel on my steering wheel (see below).
Has anyone else had issues?

On my last car (Hyundai Santa Fe) I had to have the steering wheel replaced under warrenty due to a small section of the leather starting to peel (top coat) after 6 months. The car before that; a Honda Accord had no issue for the 4 years I owned it.

Only had the X3 for just over 2 months. Hopefully not a sign of things to come.
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      11-17-2012, 12:59 PM   #2
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Nope, no issues. Are you wearing a ring that might be catching on the leather and knicking it?
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      11-17-2012, 03:38 PM   #3
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Take it back to the dealer and have them replace it.
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      11-17-2012, 04:49 PM   #4
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Nope, no issues. Are you wearing a ring that might be catching on the leather and knicking it?
I only wear a normal round wedding ring, so not guilty. BUT the misses has engagement ring with diamond on, but I can't see it causing the damage where it is. I'll monitor to see if it gets any more serious.
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