Melted Fender Liner - GT350 Right Front

Discussion in 'GT350 and S550 Technical Forum' started by JAJ, Apr 30, 2019.

  1. JAJ

    JAJ TMO Race

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    Ok, so it's weird, I admit. But here's the photo:

    Wheel well liner melted small 2019 04 30.jpg

    Yup. The cooler grill on the passenger's side wheel well of my GT350 melted. The trans cooler is fine, and everything else is fine, but the liner's got to be replaced.

    Has anyone seen this before?
     
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    Should be under warranty though?
     
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    That is weird. That engine does get hot but mine ran cooler than my Boss. The trans ran very cool, I just wish the diff ran that cool.
     
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    We'll find out tomorrow - the dealer has the part and it's scheduled. We'll see if Ford covers it or not.

    The louver is between the trans cooler and the wheel well, and there's no rational explanation for it to melt like that. The melted slats have stiffened into position hanging down between the liner and the trans cooler. The trans cooler is undamaged, so it wasn't debris. You can see that the undamaged slats look stressed, and the same louver on the driver's side looks like it'll be the next to fail - the slats are looking pretty wobbly.

    Very odd.
     

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