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Porsche replaced the right side 3 months ago and now the left side is burnt, and they will replace it in July . 2017 Cayman S 37,000 miles~
This is sad to hear. So it appears the problem still hasn't been addressed and the 718 owners are going to have the same problems. Its crazy that Porsche can go on for years and various model designs and still not resolve these known issues.
 

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My driver's top panel has completely separated and sticks up in the air.
Before I saw this issue problem in this forum, I went to the dealer and after waiting, he said he would cover it because I have the extended warranty and I've been a customer for a long time.
This is my fourth Cayman, this one is 2014 CS and it has 23K miles. It sits in the sun so I can see it is exposed.
I thought the new composition of the plastic/rubber
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will not do this. My 2015 Mustang does not have plastic/rubber interior issues.
Tuesday, I will be tinting the windows. Maybe that will cut down the intense greenhouse effect. Southern California can be brutal in the summer. You can see that my door panel separation is extreme!
 

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My driver's top panel has completely separated and sticks up in the air.
Before I saw this issue problem in this forum, I went to the dealer and after waiting, he said he would cover it because I have the extended warranty and I've been a customer for a long time.
This is my fourth Cayman, this one is 2014 CS and it has 23K miles. It sits in the sun so I can see it is exposed.
I thought the new composition of the plastic/rubber View attachment 275414
will not do this. My 2015 Mustang does not have plastic/rubber interior issues.
Tuesday, I will be tinting the windows. Maybe that will cut down the intense greenhouse effect. Southern California can be brutal in the summer. You can see that my door panel separation is extreme!
My 2013 Boxster had tinted windows from the start, and the panels still de-laminated exactly like yours - tinting yours at this point likely won't make any difference with this issue. Mine also was almost never in the sun (garaged, and 38k miles in 8 yrs). It's more likely a heat problem than sun, but may also just be aging and poor glues/materials
 

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My 2013 Boxster had tinted windows from the start, and the panels still de-laminated exactly like yours - tinting yours at this point likely won't make any difference with this issue. Mine also was almost never in the sun (garaged, and 38k miles in 8 yrs). It's more likely a heat problem than sun, but may also just be aging and poor glues/materials
I had 3 new & I never had a problem with my 2006, but that was in a garage, my 2014 the headlights were replaced under warranty and no problem with the interior but all the windows & w/s were tinted & No garage in Fla.
My 2017 I had all the widows tinted along with the windshield and I just added another 7in. Tint to the top of the w/s and never had an interior problem but the last 3 months Porsche did replace the 2 headlights and this car is outside in Fla. ~
 

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There are so many complaints about door panel warping on this forum! Some are minor, some are extreme warping (like mine). A few Cayman 981's have never experienced it (yet). If you don't have it, you are VERY lucky and time will come! Seems the heat does not cause it as more than age and batch of material of plastic/rubber. If you do not have the problem, keep one eye on it and the other eye on your warranty! Replacing a door panel can be BIG BUCKS! I don't know a workaround glue fix can help here because is involved with airbags! This might be a safety recall since the airbags are somehow involved.
 

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My driver's top panel has completely separated and sticks up in the air.
Before I saw this issue problem in this forum, I went to the dealer and after waiting, he said he would cover it because I have the extended warranty and I've been a customer for a long time.
This is my fourth Cayman, this one is 2014 CS and it has 23K miles. It sits in the sun so I can see it is exposed.
I thought the new composition of the plastic/rubber View attachment 275414
will not do this. My 2015 Mustang does not have plastic/rubber interior issues.
Tuesday, I will be tinting the windows. Maybe that will cut down the intense greenhouse effect. Southern California can be brutal in the summer. You can see that my door panel separation is extreme!
We recently had record breaking temps here so I left the Porsche in the garage and drove my F150 to work (2018). It sat in the sun. It was so hot inside the truck that the parking tag (plastic) for work melted and fell off the rear view mirror. The label they had put on it (which was probably thermal print) turned completely black.

And what happened to my cheapo plastic and fake leather interior on my standard cab no frills pickup? Nothing. Perfectly fine.

Is definitely possible to use the right materials. I agree with others that Porsche really should have fixed this with the 718. It’s not like they don’t know.
 

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Actually, the 2017 - 2019 XL and XLT dashboard covers are known to warp at the windshield. But admittedly Ford doesn't fuss and does replace.

However they will not let you pay the difference and upgrade to the unwarping Lariat and above dashboard cover.

Having said all that Ford has a fraction of the profit per vehicle of Porsche, nor the panache of their brand. I don't defend Porsche making 981+ headlight and interior door material warranty claims a battle.

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The adhesives that Porsche is allowed to use in Germany are not very good. Ford can, and likely does, do better.
In the case I cited I don't think adhesives even play a roll, rather the cheaper spec trim level just didn't get a thick enough spec. The higher trim is FAR thicker and pliable. The family fleet has 5 of them currently and the difference is very easy to see.

Still, I believe what you are saying and I have seen the multi-material-layer design of my Boxster. I can see where adhesives are certainly part of the equation.

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