I'm reading a lot of complaints about this same issue. I'm thinking Ford needs to recall and fix this for us loyal Ford lovers. If not, since I know nothing short of replacing the entire door panel, I am going to remove mine as they fall off, sand the metal down smooth and paint them.
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2005 Ford Escape Question: I just got in my car and found the vinyl laying on the back seat. Fix?
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (2307 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG October 31, 2013, 19:02Master
Write a letter to Ford Motor Company; Maybe they are not advertising the fault. Never Know what they might do. Just a thought.
Replycatscratch62, October 31, 2013, 20:49Rookie
Thank you. I think I will do that.
Answer #2cardocIII from Gillespie's Auto Service, November 01, 2013, 05:46Master
There are specialty shops that do trim work, you could seek one of them out for advice. (Your dealer would likely know who/where they are for sublets) Most repairs can be done with 3M HiTach Adhesive (sp) but some foam backed panels can be difficult.
Replycatscratch62, November 02, 2013, 19:39Rookie
When I took a second look at the panel, I can see how it will be difficult to make any adhesive work so I bought a window screen splining tool and put the leather back in place as well as I could. It won't stay, but at least it won't just be hanging down, stretching out in the heat. I still think I can rub the dried out glue off, spray it with Kilz, then with Duplo ir get a computer paint match at my local paint store. I'll do the other doors if they fall off, too.