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Originally Posted by Rebelcuz
I have a Flint Mica Sport (08) and I get the same streaks,though they're not as noticable on a dark color. Have you looked at the backside of your "painted" doorhandles?..the part that you do not see when looking at them casually.They are NOT body color....black...just like the base of our body color side mirrors,and just as prone to streak as the unpainted variety.
I think it's the gasket.. open the door handle and look behind it and you will see the black gasket. If you rub your finger on it you will get black from it. I think the acid rain probably leaches this out and it runs down the side of the car.
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