Paint layer around the edge of a panel scraped off

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Bma00

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Joined
Jul 11, 2018
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Oakland, CA
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Model 3
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#1
Left headlight was sticking out, so I brought my Model 3 in to a service center. They were going to have a body shop fix this, but they did it themselves for whatever reason.
In any event, now the paint around the inside corner of the left headlight is scraped off, exposing bare metal. Should I be worried about rust / corrosion down the road? How can I fix this (or do something so water doesn't cause damage later)? Thanks!

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BluestarE3

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Oct 12, 2017
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Norcal
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Model 3
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#2
Better call Service Center immediately and send them photo of the damage. They need to fix this if they caused it while fixing the headlight issue. If your attempt to fix this yourself makes matters worse, they may be reluctant to take care of this under warranty.