Molding Retainers

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What is a Molding Retainer?

A molding retainer is a plastic clip or fastener used to secure trim and molding to the body of a vehicle.

What is the purpose of a Molding Retainer?

The purpose of a molding retainer is to hold trim, molding, and other exterior body pieces in place.

How can I tell if my Molding Retainer is faulty?

Signs of a faulty molding retainer include the trim or molding being loose, cracked, or missing.

Can a faulty Molding Retainer cause damage?

Yes, a faulty molding retainer can cause damage to the trim or molding, or even to the body of the vehicle if it becomes loose or falls off.

How do I replace a Molding Retainer?

To replace a molding retainer, follow these steps:

  1. Remove the old retainer from the trim or molding.
  2. Clean the area where the retainer was located.
  3. Install the new retainer by pushing it into place.
  4. Secure the trim or molding back into place.

How often should I inspect my Molding Retainers?

It is recommended that you inspect your molding retainers every 6 months or so, as part of your regular vehicle maintenance.