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    Cabrio Spoiler Issue/Warping

    Has anyone else had this issue? I have a 2013 Abarth Cabrio, and the center part of the spoiler is warped/bubbled up from the cabrio top. The whole top was replaced just a few months ago by Fiat and it has happened again... and I don't want to be without my car for another week while a whole top comes in. Any similar experiences/remedies???

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    When mine was new it had a bit of a warp, I think they heated it to flatten it down and no issue since. Seems like something must be misassembled to be re-warping right?
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    I can only chime in to say my 2013 cabrio's spoiler is not warped. I use the convertible all the time too. 50,000 miles. Daily-driver. Two awful Texas summers. Original top.
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    Quote Originally Posted by msjulie33 View Post
    When mine was new it had a bit of a warp, I think they heated it to flatten it down and no issue since. Seems like something must be misassembled to be re-warping right?
    Maybe- should see if I or studio can heat it. Top works perfectly though and doesn't seem out of alignment.


    Quote Originally Posted by gtntahg View Post
    I can only chime in to say my 2013 cabrio's spoiler is not warped. I use the convertible all the time too. 50,000 miles. Daily-driver. Two awful Texas summers. Original top.
    Sounds exactly like my usage as well... but it sounds like msjulie33 had a warpage problem too. We're probably not the only ones- and if it can be fixed with simple heating that's much better than replacing a whole top by FOA and waiting 1+ weeks.

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    Hi mama mia,
    I'm sorry to hear about this. Could you post a picture so I can get a better idea of your concern?

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    20151031_114342.jpg20151031_114353.jpgHere you can see it coming off of the cabrio top toward the middle- approximately 1/4 inch now, only months after replacement. Before replacement- it was approximately 1/2 inch off in center and with visible glue stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FiatCares View Post
    Hi mama mia,
    I'm sorry to hear about this. Could you post a picture so I can get a better idea of your concern?
    Did you get a chance to see pics?

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    Yes, thank you for posting them. Could you please PM me your VIN and studio information? Thanks!

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    Any updates?

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    Hi - I have a 2014 500C GQ edition and the spoiler is about 1/2 lifted from the roof. Is there an option to repair it?

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