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2014 bug deflector
nitrousboy posted a topic in ClassifiedsI bought this for my edge but never installed it. Buyer pays shipping. $50 I will not be checking this form. Email me firstname.lastname@example.org
Ford Hood Deflector
androck238 posted a topic in Accessories & ModificationsI recently purchased a Hood Deflector for my 2010 Ford Edge SEL from my local Ford dealership, part #7T4Z-16C900-A. I got it the other day and went to installing it. Followed the directions to a "T", even used my torque screw driver to make sure I was only torquing the screws to 10 in/lbs as per the directions. Got all of the holes drilled and the screws installed. Went to shut my hood and it wouldn't shut. Open the hood to try and determine what was causing the issue and noticed that pretty much every single "tab" where the screws attached was spidered, some completly cracked with pieces that had fallen off. So I removed all of the screws and took off the deflector and in the process, basically every tab broke or spidered to the point where if I were to touch it it would break. I called the Dealership this morning to tell them about this and to see if I can get another one ordered, but I'm a little leary that this is going to be a re-occurring issue, not to mention that if that little impact from closing the hood/installing screws to 10 in/lbs cracks the plastic, what is the deflector going to do if a rock hits it. Anyways, I'm curious if this was just a fluke deal, maybe a plastic defect from the factory or if anybody has had any issues with the factory ford hood deflectors. Thanks in advance.