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Hello,
I bought my 2005 Elise new and had the Starshield protectant put on at the dealership before delivery. It was perfect for 9 years. 2 weeks ago I drove it in the rain for the first time ever. I was out of town and had no where to wash it so it sat with water drops in place. A few days later I noticed little white spots all along the rocker panels under the doors and only where the Starshield is in place. I just thought it needed washed. Once back home I washed the car thoroughly to find the white spots stayed and appear to be where the water drops soaked through the starshield and left a bubble. It's been two weeks and they are still there. Any suggestions? This only happened on the rocker panels / under doors between front and rear wheels and nowhere else.

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Carl
 

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That would be reasonable except its the first time it's been rained on ever and UV is pretty low inside my garage under the car cover. I should have said it has 13,000 miles. Though it's nine years old it's covered in the garage most of its life.
Emailed with Starshield.
"First I would try putting the car in the sun if it is always garaged. The
sun sometimes will help. If that fails there are film cleaners you can try
to use to remove the spots such as Xpel or Premier PF1. You could also try
a vinegar, water mix. If none of those are successful, Lotus USA will allow
you to purchase only the pieces needed and not make you purchase a whole new
kit. If you should need help finding an installer in your area I would be
happy to give you a referral. Please let me know if I can further assist
you."

It's now sitting outside in the sun while not being driven. A first. We'll see what happens. They further provided me with a local installer which is cool.
 
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