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so on friday i got my windows tinted on my 04 c230 kompressor using what i was told was a ceramic tint. i got 35% all around except the windsheild by a company recommended to me by my mercedes dealer who had done work with mercedes before. however, i have noticed that my radio reception since then has been horrendous and my key's range is significantly shorter (i have to sometimes walk up besides the car to get it to lock/unlock.)

i have a life time warranty on it and i am planning to call him. before i got them done i had discussed the issues and was told they knew all about the radio antenna and not to get the right corner of the hatchback wet. will ceramic tint do this? or was i fooled and given metallic tint?

edit: he called it Huper Optic ceramic tint and said it was the best you could get...
 

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are you telling me all tints have metal in them then? i was told here and by the people that did them to avoid metallic tints and this one they were using was a ceramic tint. are you positive that it happens regardless?
 

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i just spoke with the sales rep and he told me i was the first ever to have that problem out of hundreds of coupes they've done and assured me that it had no metal in the film. he said wait a few days for it and see if it needs to dry more. if it was still bad, he said i could either get a $30 antenna booster or he'd take off the tint and refund my money. surely my radio didn't break coincidentally on the same day i got tints....
 

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i might take it by baker and see if anything is wrong. since the guy that did them has connections withb my dealer, perhaps they can get in contact with him if he damaged anything that my warranty wouldn't cover.
 
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