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Removing License Trim

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Old 05-25-2018, 04:11 AM
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Removing License Trim

Have any of you removed the "License Trim" from the rear hatch door? This is the large piece of chrome that runs right across the hatch. I have to remove it to get at the rearview camera. I got the other pieces off, but this is external, so any mistakes will show. There's a nut on either end and then those snap-in clips along its length.

The view from the camera is hazy. There's either moisture inside, or it has to be replaced for about $150.
 
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Old 05-25-2018, 07:07 AM
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Old 05-26-2018, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by 2Rismo2 View Post
Yes, it did. Thanks. I thought I might be able to disassemble the camera to clear the foggy image, but I guess not. I ordered a new one for $167.47.
 
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Old 05-26-2018, 12:04 PM
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sucks silverEX. hope you get that thing fixed soon. big price to pay for something that shouldnt break in a few yrs time.
 
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Old 05-27-2018, 06:30 AM
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sucks silverEX. hope you get that thing fixed soon. big price to pay for something that shouldnt break in a few yrs time.
Considering what you get with that tiny camera, the price is a bit high. On the other hand, have you checked the price of replacement key fobs for the Fit? They're over $300! Ridiculous!

Now that I ordered the new one, I will be opening up the old one. I may not be able to repair it or get it back together, but I will see what's inside it. : )
 
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Old 05-27-2018, 12:22 PM
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right.. and the GK's fob is such a cheap looking pos too.

its aways fun taking things apart! let us know wat u find.
 
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