Heater panel paint cracked

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Hiya,

anybody else had this problem as I can’t find much on it? Wondering if it’s best being sent off for restoration or to buy a new condition one? The one with ac isn’t cheap on eBay for a gooden

thanks
 
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I’m fairly certain they cannot be refurbished and they are no longer available from Renault so unfortunately you are going to have to fork out a few quid (they were never cheap) It is a well known problem and there are threads on here that mention it if you search. I’ll see if I can find one.
 
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Thanks for letting me know they can’t be refurbished , that has saved me abit of time. Also cheers for install posts.
I have bought a clean one off eBay £65 so hopefully this one holds up (almost tempting to buy 2 for the future) ... not looking forward to install but I’m sure given some patience it will come together
 

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If you type the OE part number (8200147160) into eBay you get loads but be very cautious of the postage costs.

Some postage costs are £50.00
 
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Nice one thanks for the number , if this one arrives not as described I’ll be careful 👍
 
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Does anyone know of something that can protect the heater controls fascia. A matte wrap.. ceramic coating? Lol . Ready to put my non-flaked in but want to prep with something
 

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I don't know of anything really... maybe a lacquer but I'd be worried about doing more harm than good.
 
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I just shoved on some Gtec trim restorer and wax over the top of it, tried it on old panel first to test. . Who knows, cheers for the response
 
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