Hi, purchased my sweet 2018 Kia used a few months ago. Mileage is just under 60k. I noticed a couple of rusts on the door and few paint chips on the hood. Anyone having paint issue and it is covered by the warranty?
The hood thing is pretty common, honestly on most cars. I'm not sure it's a "paint issue" as a damage from small rocks thrown up by other vehicles issue. You can buy a protective wind shield for the front hood (lots of info on this forum about that).
For sure paint these days isn't as strong as earlier cars. I'd get that rust resolved and touched up sooner than later. Is that the B pillar on the body? Again that was damaged and the paint was compromised. I think that's actually black tape (you can buy that online).
All the best!
I've used ospho to stop the rust prior to painting.
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When applied to rusted surfaces, OSPHO causes iron oxide (rust) to chemically change to iron phosphate - an inert, hard substance that turns the metal black. Where rust is exceedingly heavy, two coats of OSPHO may be necessary to thoroughly penetrate and blacken the surface to be painted.