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The footpads on my Manik sidesteps have all cracked and the front passenger pad has fallen off completely. They're about a year old. Does anyone know if they can be replaced?:1pat: :1pat:
 

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Yes, call Manik. Number on the website.
2 problems; earlier Maniks used a more brittle pad material.
And some had installation holes slightly offset causing stress on the pad.
I had one cracked pad on mine, and they sent me 3 when I called.
I noticed another that was going to crack if I torqued the mtg. screw down tighter.
I removed the pad and slighlty elongated the hole in it with a drill. Now it is fine.
They should have had a better way of attaching the pads. Many competitors use
a more flexible pad that literally snaps into place. No mounting screws, etc.
Other than that, I am happy with the looks and overall construction.
First choice would have been the Acura sidesteps powder-coated metallic. The Maniks, second.
Unfortunately, Manik has little competition in the MDX market.
 

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Thank you DaleB. You saved me a bundle because I was about to buy new ones from the dealer:2: :2: :2:
 
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